Lisa Schwarzbaum
September 17, 1999 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Outside Providence

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
96 minutes
performer
Alec Baldwin, Shawn Hatosy
director
Michael Corrente
Producer
Bobby Farrelly
distributor
Miramax Home Video
author
Peter Farrelly
genre
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a C-

An unexceptional coming-of-age story about a working-class kid in Rhode Island (Shawn Hatosy) who does penny-ante, pot-dumb things. (It’s based on an old autobiographical first novel by Dumb & Dumber cocreator Peter Farrelly, but don’t go looking for belly laughs.) For verisimilitude as the kid’s gruff dad, Alec Baldwin talks with a ripe Rhode Island accent, swigs beer, and calls his son Dildo. C-

You May Like

Comments

EDIT POST