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Though the film could've used more technical insight into Pearl's artistic process, it's hard not to be stirred by this hopeful portrait.
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Feature-length elaborations on quirky, inspiring human-interest stories are generally to be avoided, but I'll make an exception for A Man Named Pearl.
Assembled without frills or fuss, A Man Named Pearl is as much a portrait of a small Southern town as of an unassuming black folk artist.
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