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Boron to Buttonwillow: Muscle, Media, and American Identity on Highway 58

2017
1h 18m
Documentary/History
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Cast

Director

John Thornton Caldwell

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Synopsis

This film-archaeology-road-movie excavates memory and the media produced along a single, remote 129-mile highway in rural California; where aging workers from small towns provide striking contrasts and odd parallels with Hollywood's tortured films shot on the same hardscrabble landscape.

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