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Julien Donkey-Boy (1992)

A movie directed by Harmony Korine

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What a waste of money to make this movie. Give the funds to education!

  • May 10, 2006
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When you watch this movie you are suppose to see the effects of schizophrenia on family life. YOU AREN'T SUPPOSED TO FEEL SCHIZOPHRENIC!!!!! My God, I didn't think anything could be worst than Gummo, but I was wrong. At least Gummo was funny, stupid and lame as all hell, but funny. The coolest part in this was the black albino rapping. Watching this movie I wanted to kill myself. Put a bomb in my mouth and sing "It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood" until it explodes. I also know some hip indie movie reviewer on Amazon will give my review of this movie a poor rating, "Because I am missing the vision of the director's notion of schizophrenia". You want a notion of schizophrenia? Look it up in the DSM.

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review by . April 11, 2012
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*** out of ****    You know, the longer I go on in life; the less faith I develop in the opinions of professional movie critics. Here we have wealthy consumerists who get paid to evaluate art. We do need such people - as I feel they keep the entertainment industry in order - but too often do people look to them for complete guidance. When it comes to movies like those of Harmony Korine - which the critics tend to revile - I think it would be wise of most viewers to see the movie …
review by . July 21, 2004
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Explores the life of a schizophrenic named Julien, and the effects that his disease has on his family and those around him.
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Director: Harmony Korine
Screen Writer: Harmony Korine
DVD Release Date: March 20, 2001
Runtime: 94 minutes
Studio: New Line Home Video
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