Elephant


A day in the life of an American high school... where there is a school shooting. The director tries to paint a picture of exactly what is it like for the kids in a high school when some of their mates come to school and let rip with firearms. It won the Golden Palm at Cannes in 2003, although reviews have been mixed.


80 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Drama, On the Art Circuit.

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Wonder if there
Wonder if there'll be a shooting here today...

Credits

Cast
John Robinson, Alex Frost, Elias McConnell, Eric Deulen, Nathan Tyson, Carrie Finklea, Kristen Hicks
Director
Gus van Sant
ScreenplayGus van Sant
MusicLudwig van Beethoven
CinematographyHarris Savides
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributor Ster-Kinekor
Made in2003
Produced byBlue Relief Productions, Fearmakers Studios, HBO Films, Meno Films, Pie Films Inc.

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
10
The Cape Times
Manohla Dargis
15
Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
15
Weekend Argus
Jeremy Lawrence
10
Tygerburger
Marita Meyer
15
Die Wêreld
Leon van Nierop
16
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
13
Box Office
Mary Colbert
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
20
BBC
Nev Pierce
5

What the People say

Internet
9269 Netizens
15

Average .. 65%

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