The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh
Dir: Rawson Marshall Thurber. US. 2008. 95minsPittsburgh in 1983 is the setting of this coming of age based on Michael Chabon's novel about a young man, entangled in affairs, breaks free from the rule of his mafia-boss father in the first summer of his adult life. A genre that's as common as snow at Sundance, The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh may draw Chabon's many readers to the box office but the smothering adaptation is likely to disappoint them. Stars ...
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