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‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Does Not Need to Be a Political Analysis

The movie is based on a memoir, not political commentary

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Last night, I watched Hillbilly Elegy on Netflix the Ron Howard adaptation of the 2016 memoir of the same name by J.D. Vance. I thought it was a very good movie with touching personal testimony and family drama. I heard of the book before in relation to Trump winning the…

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

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