Loren Cass
Loren Cass (2006)

The debut feature by Chris Fuller, the hard-edged drama Loren Cass stars Travis Mynard as Jason, a skinhead who starts a racial conflagration after playing a prank on a Black man with the help of his friend Cale (played by the director and… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 25, 2006
DVD Release Date: November 24, 2009
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Goldstein
Chicago Tribune

It's tedious, dispiriting stuff.

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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

A starkly lyrical portrait of angry, disaffected teens in the racially tense wake of the actual 1996 St. Petersburg, Florida, riots.

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Tony Macklin
Las Vegas Weekly

Loren Cass is neither a success nor a failure. It has a young director who is a work in progress.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The low-budget, low- tech indie Loren Cass is an example of less being best.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

An oppressive sense of brutality, loneliness and ennui remains visceral.

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Edward Havens

We're presented a small slice of life with a group of wasted teens, expected to consider this to be somehow artistic and asked to be sympathetic for their malaise.

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Nathan Lee
New York Times

This sharp, gutsy indie is one of the year's great discoveries.

Sara Maria Vizcarrondo
Boxoffice Magazine

What begins as an almost sullen and certainly glacial story about wayward teens in St. Petersburg, Florida grows into an eerie meditation-the sort that people, when they've had the distance, look back on with a misplaced feeling of warmth.

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Cole Smithey

"My fiction beats the hell out of my truth." That suggestive line from first-time filmmaker Chris Fuller's dead-end portrait of suburban American dystopia cuts like a knife across the dramatic heart of an original and gutsy drama captured on 16mm film.

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Greg S
Three alienated teens do nothing much in 1997 in St. Petersburg, Florida; to make up for the dead time, every now and then the screen goes black and they read… More
Walter M.
"Loren Cass" is a fine example of minimalist filmmaking, relying less on story, than on a particular time and place which in this case is St.… More