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It seems Peter and Bobby Farrelly -- the writing-directing brothers behind the laugh-'til-ya-puke hits "There's Something About Mary," "Kingpin" and "Dumb and Dumber" -- are not all comedy after all.

Their stoner coming-of-age story for "Outside Providence," which they wrote with director Michael Corrente from a novel Peter published in 1998, is more far more bittersweet than funny.

A considerably less creative yarn than the pictures they directed themselves, "Providence" follows blue collar dope-head Timothy Dunphy (Shawn Hatosy) though his stereotypical, out-of-place adventures in restrictive prep school in 1974, where he's sent by his beer-swillin', paunch-scratchin' pop (Alec Baldwin) after getting baked behind the wheel with his loadie friends and crashing into a parked police car.

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