Tarnation

Tarnation
Tarnation

Year

2003

Duration

91 minutes

Genres

Documentary

Language

English

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Synopsis

This film is the autobiographical story of director Jonathan Caouette, who deals with his troubled childhood and early life with his mother Renee, a woman whose life has been coloured by mental illness and her own harsh upbringing, but with who Jonathan finally manages to forge a relationship. Using everything from home movie footage to old answering machine messages, the result is a tough and disturbing documentary, but also one that's highly original and often very moving.

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15 Classification

This film has a few uses of strong bad language and nudity.

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