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Hide Your Smiling Faces

Hide Your Smiling Faces
  • 2013
  • US
  • 81 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Daniel Patrick Carbone
  • Cast: Ryan Jones, Nathan Varnson, Colm O'Leary

In rural Northeast USA, the life of nine-year-old Tommy (Jones) is profoundly unsettled when his friend Ian (Tomic) is found dead. Brooding and spare debut feature from writer-director Carbone, helped by strikingly naturalistic performances, especially from Jones and Varnson as his elder brother.

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Hide Your Smiling Faces

28 Jul 20144 stars

Daniel Patrick Carbone's distinctive coming-of-ager boasts a powerful atmosphere

At first glance, writer-director Daniel Patrick Carbone's first feature appears to be treading similar ground to recent independent coming-of-age movies, such as Jeff Nichols' Mud or Jordan Vogt-Roberts' The Kings Of Summer, both of which featured young…

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