Lawn Dogs
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A young girl finds friendship on the wrong side of the career tracks in this drama. Camelot Gardens is a "gated community" where wealthy people can purchase luxurious (if sterile) homes and a security force ensures that riffraff will be kept away from your door after nightfall. The Stockard family are new arrivals at Camelot Gardens; father Morton (Christopher McDonald) is a businessman who wants to go into politics, while mother Clare (Kathleen Quinlan) busies herself with affairs with younger men. Neither seems to have much time for their 10-year-old daughter Devon (Mischa Barton),… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 72%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"a minor classic - look for it!"
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"A smart and satirical look at suburban angst."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"While it's true that fairy tales paint good and evil in black and white, Wallace's story suffers from such a simplistic presentation."
‑ Judith Egerton, Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
"Vividly depicts the animosity of class warfare and the sad plight of those who dare to take a stand against conformity."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"...what really kills the movie and leaves it with an aftertaste worse than raw garlic, is the ethereal ending."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"An evocative character study which mows down much of its indie competition."
‑ Rod Granger, Film Journal International
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