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Hillbilly Elegy | At the Movies


Oscar-winner Ron Howard directs Oscar nominees Glenn Close and Amy Adams in “Hillbilly Elegy,” which chronicles the story of a dysfunctional southern family. The film is based on the New York Times best-selling memoir by J.D. Vance. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the drama.

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(Original air-date: 12/14/20)

Paul Willistein is Editor of the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section, a position he has held for 10 years. He has received more than one dozen Keystone state journalism awards and an Allentown Arts Commission Arts Ovation Award. He reviews movies and theater and writes features stories about arts and entertainment, news stories about municipal and school topics and takes photographs for Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
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