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Review: 'Palo Alto'

Original post made on May 16, 2014

The film "Palo Alto" universalizes its setting to an archetypal upscale suburbia, populated by disaffected white kids and their "free-range" parents (Gia Coppola shot the film in southern California). Freely adapting James Franco's stories, writer-director Coppola eschews melodrama, coaxing powerfully resonant performances from her young leads while never pushing style or content into blatant manipulations.

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Posted by FM, a resident of The Crossings
on May 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Does anyone remember the 2007 indie film "Palo Alto, CA". It was a similar story of Palo Alto teens, filmed locally.


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