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How Does Anyone Get Old? (1999)

| Short | 1999 (USA)
Four friends search for their dead friend Beetsa. No one, not even her parents, will tell them where she is buried. These four will do anything and everything to keep Beetsa, and the reality of her death, away from them.

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Janet Mitchell

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Janet Mitchell
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Credited cast:
Mina Badie ... Bonnie
Gregg Rainwater ... Gene
Mark Ruffalo ... Johnnie
Melissa Sullivan ... Marianne (as Melissa Lechner)
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Four friends search for their dead friend Beetsa. No one, not even her parents, will tell them where she is buried. These four will do anything and everything to keep Beetsa, and the reality of her death, away from them.

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24 May 2009 | by pmhdbaSee all my reviews

A stunning enigma about friends and loss and grief. Existential hope (ironic, eh?)and the earnest search for answers. A human quest for understanding. The acting is true; the characters real. Where have we gone? How do we find them and ourselves? The struggle of youth but really the struggle of all. The cinematography is stunning, especially for a student film. Mitchell has examined our dark fear of the unknown. How do we live with the angst? The unknown so much more painful than the known. Simple answers that should be realized that are withheld or hidden. How do we live in such a world when even death is not obvious, when we cannot find a calming place within ourselves or others.


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