45365

Trailer (:26)
Clip 1 (1:05)
Clip 2 (:51)
Clip 3 (:43)
  • About the Film

    A young boy with a pink-stained mouth holds a small pumpkin and looks into the camera.

    Explore the congruities of daily life in an American town, from the patrol car to the courtroom, the playground to the nursing home. The stories of a father and son, a young relationship, officials and their constituents coalesce into a mosaic of faces, places, and events.

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  • Talkback

    A picture of the façade of the city hall building in Peoria, Illinois.

    “Will it play in Peoria?” is an American idiom meant to measure whether a social issue or cultural event would be embraced in “Middle America.” How much is your town like Sidney, Ohio or Peoria, Illinois? What makes a town or city quintessentially American?

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  • From the Blog

    Outdoors in autumn in Sidney, Ohio: Bill Ross is pictured looking off to the left with his hands in his pockets, while Turner Ross  faces the camera. Both are wearing jackets and scarves and have scruffy beards.

    The Ross Brothers Talk About Capturing the Fleeting

    Roger Ebert called 45365 "achingly beautiful." The sibling team that directed it, Bill and Turner Ross, sat down with us to talk about their observational style, and how they left grandma on the cutting-room floor.

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