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NY Times: Bounty From New Directors…

NY Times: Bounty From New Directors...

Perhaps they were just saving the best for last. This Saturday and Sunday, the programmers for New Directors/New Films are presenting a selection worthy of the festival’s storied history and the too-often-unmet promise inherent in its name: “Reprise,” one of the most passionately and intellectually uninhibited works from a young director I’ve seen in ages. Directed by Joachim Trier, who wrote the tender, funny, narratively ambitious screenplay with his fellow Norwegian Eskil Vogt, this galvanizing first feature traces the parallel adventures of two best friends whose twinned literary aspirations and everyday lives take the shape of a punk-rock bildungsroman. Manohla Dargis reports.
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