Elephant (2003)

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The re-imagined story of the Columbine high-school massacre (20th April 1999). At a high school in Portland, Oregon, students go about their daily routines. John is worried about his alcoholic father. Nathan goes to football practice. Michelle hurries to her library duty. Brittany, Nicole and Jordan gossip in the canteen. While this is going on Alex and Eric approach the school carrying assault rifles and then begin randomly killing students and teachers.

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