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Our Very Own Gleefully oblivious to the late-'70s malaise that surrounds them, teens (including Joan of Arcadia's Jason Ritter and The O.C.'s...Our Very OwnDramaPT106M Gleefully oblivious to the late-'70s malaise that surrounds them, teens (including Joan of Arcadia's Jason Ritter and The O.C.'s...2007-07-06Allison JanneyGADA Films

Our Very Own

Genre: Drama; Starring: Keith Carradine, Cheryl Hines, Allison Janney; Director: Cameron Watson; Author: Cameron Watson; Release Date Limited: 06/22/2005; Runtime (in minutes): 106; Distributor: GADA Films

Gleefully oblivious to the late-’70s malaise that surrounds them, teens (including Joan of Arcadia’s Jason Ritter and The O.C.’s Autumn Reeser) in Shelbyville, Tenn., anxiously await a visit from a homegrown movie star in Our Very Own. While Janney is compelling as the wife of an alcoholic (Carradine), first-time writer-director Cameron Watson clutters the film with quirky characters and superfluous story lines. The resulting portrait of Shelbyville — Watson’s hometown — is charmingly nostalgic but only sporadically engaging. EXTRAS None. B