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211 Ratings


Directed by Bob Balaban
Canada, United States, 1989
Comedy, Horror, Drama


A young boy living in 1950s suburbia begins to wonder where his parents get their meat from…

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Parents Directed by Bob Balaban

Critics reviews

Brilliant but uneven, this ambitious feature doesn’t have a script that’s worthy of its high-powered direction, doesn’t build as dramatically as it might have, and clearly bites off more than it can chew. But it is still the most interesting and exciting directorial debut that I have encountered in some time—a “failure” that makes most recent successes seem like cold mush.
April 07, 1989
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