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Movie Review - Prince Avalanche (2013)

Prince Avalanche, 2013.

Directed by David Gordon Green.

Starring Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lance LeGault, and Gina Grande.


Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.

1988. Texas. Fire ravages a Us woodland area, devastating lives of the people and wildlife in and around its path of destruction. As part of the rescue effort, local road painter Alvin (Paul Rudd) is asked to help reestablish some sort of order, and is sent into the woods to begin realigning the roads. In tow is the brother of his partner, Lance (Emile Hirsch), who like most bored adolescents just wants some money in his pocket for his weekends, which overflow with booze and women.

At the core of the film is loss. Loss of livelihoods,

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