Ken Park
Ken Park (2002)

Filmmaker Larry Clark reunites with Kids screenwriter Harmony Korine, with some additional directorial assistance from cinematographer Ed Lachman, for this look at a group of troubled teens and their guardians living in Southern California.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 31, 2002
DVD Release Date: November 10, 2003
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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Less a film than a moment in time--at least that's what Ken Park's dreamy bookends would have you believe.

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Rob Gonsalves

Here, finally, Clark takes the skankiness out of teen sex, making it into a romantic idyll.

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Norm Schrager

Ken Park leads viewers, fans, and detractors to wonder, "What the hell is this guy doing?"

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

A ragingly controversial feature that makes it very tricky to distinguish between insightful and incite-ful.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Because the filmmakers cook up an equal number of touching sequences to match their disturbing ones, their portrait of disturbed America comes through clearly and effectively.

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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Thoroughly vile!...It galls me to think that other nations might believe this is what American youth is really like

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Cole Smithey

Larry Clark's cinema has, if nothing else, very specifically delineated the line drawn by the American court's decency standards under the Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act (generally referred to as "2257").

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Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews

well-shot, but it is the only good thing that could be said about KEN PARK

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Pornografia infantil disfarçada de "arte".

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Sam Barnett
Larry Clark teams back up with Harmony Korine after the provocative masterpiece that was "Kids", but this time to far different results. Whereas… More
Brian De Guelle
its a very hard and raw film to either like or hate.But if u seen larry clarks other film then u know what ur getting here. Very graphic sex sence and brutal… More
Zach Brehany
This is one of those films that has went and pushed the boundaries of the rating system here in America to such an extreme that it is beyond difficult to find… More
Arash Xak
It sure has some disturbing & disgusting scenes but unlike Kids this manages to make a few points imo
Unknown Hobo
I suppose I am just destined to never understand why people find Larry Clark so goddamn interesting! After enduring Kids and sifting through Bully, I heard… More
jd cryptic
Sick ass film to the extreme. I am not kidding. This is a another hard film to get a hold of, but if you can try to find it. This is another Larry Clark film,… More