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Wednesday, October 08, 2003
Elephant debuts in PDX
Gus Van Sant's new film made it's Portland debut on Saturday at the Schnitz. A red carpet was rolled up to the front doors of the Schnitz. A spotlight machine fired light at the sky from a side street. Women in cocktail dresses turned out in droves. Gawkers lingered on the sidewalk. All for a somber little movie about two teenagers shooting up a high school. What's wrong with this picture?