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Re: Help me remember the movie where....
« Reply #490 on: January 20, 2018, 09:42:45 PM »
This is a black and white film that came out no earlier than 1999. It's a documentary or it's done in the style of a documentary, from a director who's still making movies. This might've been their first film or first fiction film. It's about murders in middle America, possibly in a single town (and the name of the town might be the name of the film.) I don't remember if the murders are connected. If I remember correctly, people never appear on camera. The imagery is all evocative while we get the details of the murders, like sheets on a laundry line or sun rising in the tall grass.

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Re: Help me remember the movie where....
« Reply #491 on: January 20, 2018, 10:44:16 PM »
I haven't seen Wisconsin Death Trip, but your description is what I imagine it to be.

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Re: Help me remember the movie where....
« Reply #492 on: January 20, 2018, 11:01:39 PM »
That's it. James Marsh. Thanks.

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Re: Help me remember the movie where....
« Reply #493 on: October 05, 2018, 10:08:55 PM »
There's a moment in this movie when some pre-teens are doing something they shouldn't and one boy is writing a note. He says in the kind of drawn out way people do when they're talking while they're writing something like, "I'm signing my sister's name to it. That way if there's any trouble, she'll take the heat."

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Re: Help me remember the movie where....
« Reply #494 on: October 08, 2018, 11:56:53 PM »
Did anything come to mind? I've been trying to come up with it, because it sounds familiar. Or your description is just good and it's very easy to picture such a scene. :)

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Re: Help me remember the movie where....
« Reply #495 on: October 09, 2018, 12:02:52 AM »
No. I keep wondering if I'm getting the gender wrong, but I still can't figure out why this kid would leave a note signing someone's name to the deed. Why leave that to be found?

I still hear the delivery very clearly in my head.