I Seriously Doubted that 'Knee Deep' Was For-Real

Orlando Weekly | March 27, 2007
I seriously doubted that Knee Deep was a for-real documentary; one would think that a guy in small-town Maine who attempted to murder his mom after she sold the dairy farm he was set to inherit would turn up in a Google search or two -- but it didn't. Plus, the mundane absurdity of the entire situation smacks of a film student's "good idea." Nonetheless, Knee Deep has been vouched for as a for-real doc, which makes it slightly less appealing. When Josh Osborne's small, rural world is turned upside-down by his mother's decision, it's hard not to sympathize with him, as he literally knows nothing else besides farm work. Still, footage of milking cows and slopping shit doesn't make for much of a movie, no matter how deadly the stakes.

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