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Julien, Donkey-Boy is a film written and directed by Harmony Korine, the title role is played by Scottish actor Ewen Bremner, who played Spud in Trainspotting. It also features legendary German film director Werner Herzog, and Chloe Sevigny, both very good friends of Harmony (Sevigny was discovered by him and cast in Kids).

The film was a landmark as it was the first American movie to be made according to the rules layed out by Dogme 95, something which Harmony is a fan of.

I didn't like the film as much as I liked Harmony's first film Gummo. Some of it was shocking in a predictable way (if that makes sense), like when Julien's crazy father insisted Julien's brother put on a dress.

As in Gummo, there were some truly wonderful moments, like when a girl with poor eye-sight explains that she didn't realise she had poor eye-sight until the doctors told her so, and when Julien buries himself beneath a womb-like duvet at the end.

It's not a film for the impatient (about five people walked out of the showing I saw, even though it wasn't particularly offensive), as Korine seems to demanding of his audience.

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