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Spotlight: Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin
Blue Ruin

Jeremy Saulneir’s thriller Blue Ruin focuses on a mysterious outsider who returns to his childhood home to plot an act of vengeance, a deed that spirals into a brutal fight to protect his estranged family. A hit at Cannes, the Village Voice called lead actor Macon Blair “phenomenal” and the film “lip-bitingly tense,” a low-budget affair that “looks like $1 million and plays like gangbusters.” Angelika Mosaic, Lee Highway and Gallows Road near 8200 Strawberry Lane, Fairfax. Call 571-512-3301 or visit

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