Adolescent tale Vegas hits hard

Article published on Oct. 30, 2009
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Article published on Oct. 30, 2009
Who said that the films in the sidebar Alice in the City are meant only for younger viewers? It is precisely this section that delivers a blow to the stomach in perhaps the most shocking film at the Rome Film Festival. There is no pulp or sensationalism, however, in Vegas [trailer], the third feature by Gunnar Vikene, which hits hard and straight.
The film tells the attempts of three adolescents to avoid a violent fate that seems written in their DNA, and to free themselves of the chains that bind them to their feelings of guilt.

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