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Film Credits —
- Nancy Schwartzman
Critical Acclaim —
“A tough but essential watch, Roll Red Roll documents how a sexual assault in a declining Appalachian town became an international cause célèbre. Shots of near-empty streets and an abandoned steel mill provide a melancholy frame for behavior that seems horrifyingly incomprehensible.”— Jeanette Catsoulis, The New York Times