72% of critics liked it
71% of users liked it
Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.
Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
Proximate politics replaced by archetype and what Wordsworth would have called "the story of place."
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