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Manic The lack of therapeutic breakthroughs in an indie drama about troubled teen patients in a mental institution is a good thing. The intrusive, jittery,...ManicDramaPT100MR The lack of therapeutic breakthroughs in an indie drama about troubled teen patients in a mental institution is a good thing. The intrusive, jittery,...2003-05-23Zooey Deschanel
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Manic

Genre: Drama; Starring: Don Cheadle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel; Director: Jordan Melamed; Author: Michael Bacall, Blayne Weaver; Release Date Limited: 04/25/2003; Runtime (in minutes): 100; MPAA Rating: R

The lack of therapeutic breakthroughs in an indie drama about troubled teen patients in a mental institution is a good thing. The intrusive, jittery, digital-video camera work is not.

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