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William R Clark's rating of the film Mother of George

Sure, there's some bravado in the style, the kind that would annoy me (lots of shots with a character to the far right or left of the frame! ) in many other circumstances. But here the photography, editing, costumes, and performances are all working together in such intricate ways that I found myself clapping during some sequences. It's also a brutal melodrama that thinks through tradition in sincere, complex ways.