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‘R Xmas

2001

‘R Xmas Poster
  • Ferrara treats the transition period from Dinkins as NYC mayor to Giuliani like it's the Hong Kong handover, with uncertainty and a tipping from NYC as a land of danger but honesty into a commercialized, false image of itself sold to tourists. The director arrives at the meat of his metaphor and commentary... within minutes, but the rest of the film opens up into a study of its characters, of what success, family and survival means to them.