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Movie review: 'A Green Story' a sudsy tale of man's American dream

Movie review: 'A Green Story' a sudsy tale of man's American dream

Though it's not that gracefully told and sometimes seems to exist just to plug eco-friendly cleaning supplies, "A Green Story" holds interest as a gentle, old-fashioned look at achieving the American dream. Credit veteran character actor Ed O'Ross ("Full Metal Jacket," "Six Feet Under"), who plays Greek immigrant and Earth Friendly Products founder Van Vlahakis with such avuncular warmth and decency for holding together this bumpy biopic. Writer-director Nick Agiashvili flips back and forth in time, starting present-day as a 70ish Vlahakis faces a health crisis while juggling the demands of his slipping, family-run company. Flashbacks follow to...

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