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Dark Shadows

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Like Cinema Paradiso, Electric Shadows traces a childhood love of movies to an empty adulthood. Told through a series of flashbacks and set against China's Cultural Revolution, the film begins with a delivery boy being knocked unconscious by a brick-wielding mute girl. After she is arrested, she hands her victim her house keys and a note, asking him to feed her fish. At her apartment, he uncovers the story of a fatherless girl, who spent her youth watching movies on a makeshift outdoor movie screen with her mom and her only friend, an abused little boy. The payoff is every bit as emotional as Paradiso's.
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