As a family struggles to survive in rural isolation during the Great Depression, their daughter’s secret affair begins a journey into the unknown. —IMDb
Simple slow paced poetry from beginning to end, it is a beautiful, primal, mythical, look at the circle of life and nature and in particular human nature and spirituality. So far it’s my favourite truly indie film. I've seen little else to compare with it. It sort of sank into me and now lives in my bones.
Those who see will see, those who are blind, will remain blind. A masterpiece worth seeing.
The trailer for this made it look SO good. What a self-important, pretentious mess. You have a storyline that becomes more and more unfocused, and instead of resolving it how you should, you throw in intermittent meditative nature shots to maintain the appearance of being meaningful. Don't bother with this one.
Cheap to fund, digitally shot portraits of everyday life compose the heart and soul of contemporary American independent film. But when a director