Janeane from Des Moines
Janeane from Des Moines (2012)

Janeane Wilson is a conservative Iowa housewife who works as a home health aide, keeps busy in her garden, and attends a local women's bible study group. But as the 2012 presidential election draws near, she is determined to find a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 12, 2012
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Claude Peck
Minneapolis Star Tribune

This cinema demi-verité is a fascinating, discomfiting hybrid of real candidates and a fake constituent, but director Grace Lee's own politics and tactics are something of a muddle.

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Nick McCarthy
Slant Magazine

Grace Lee's film betrays its own fictions by overloading on cheap worst-case-scenario mythology.

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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times

A commentary on the immense gap between a desperate citizen and the politics she had hoped might help her.

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Kam Williams

A presidential-year docudrama about a Tea Party conservative's futile search for a candidate that leaves her no option but to pull the lever for Obama in November.

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