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You can't handle the nonfiction, say 'American Teen' marketers

WHAT DO "Juno," "Napoleon Dynamite" and "The Breakfast Club" all have in common? In addition to being about high school kids, they are all being used to sell Paramount Vantage's new documentary, "American Teen," one of the summer's trickiest marketing challenges. With its bold and sweeping title, "American Teen" certainly promises a lot. Filmmaker Nanette Burstein, co-director of 2002's critically acclaimed documentary " The Kid Stays in the Picture," followed a group of small-town Indiana high schoolers for their entire senior year and crafted a portrait of teenage life that is meant to be both contemporary and...

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