Terri: Sundance Review
Nobody watching the supposed social rejects of the school halls congregate and rejoice on "Glee" is likely to confuse that fantasy with reality, especially since half of them are hot cheerleaders and handsome jocks. But the misfits drawn together in "Terri" might strike a few chords.
After making a splash in Park City with Momma's Man in 2008, Azazel Jacobs returns with a fresh example of a quintessential Sundance staple -- from the familiar focus on marginalized figures to the vaguely lyrical tone, punctuated by moments of darkness and bruising truth. Yet while we've been down this lonely, funny-sad path before, the soulfulness of writer Patrick deWitt's characters keeps them interesting.
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