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Billy the Kid

  • Release Date: Dec 07, 2007
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Slice of Life
  • Director:Jennifer Venditti

Synopsis

Filmmaker Jennifer Venditti crafts a cinéma vérité-style coming-of-age story with this portrait of a small-town teen from Maine who struggles to embrace his outsider status while still being shaped by the tragic events of his childhood. It was while casting the Carter Smith film Bugcrush that Venditti first encountered the boy named Billy -- his eccentric wisdom leaving an immediate and lasting impression on the filmmaker. Later, after casting Billy in the film and preparing to craft a documentary about...more

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