It has a genuine folksy weirdness to it that charmingly verges upon the camp, but never quite topples into being truly ludicrous due to its erudite script. It has that sun-drenched '70s cinematography in spades, despite being a television piece on a clearly limited budget. Somehow greater than the sum of its parts. Despite being hokum, it convinces the viewer through its rootedness in the landscape. Sly and curious.