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Bill Morrison United States, 2012

Eric Adkins's rating of the film The Great Flood

While the Sears and Roebuck sequence is a modern art piece in itself with Frisells music in tow, the archive footage is in wondrous synchronicity to the hazards of the delta bloat and levee breaks, leaves human effort and folly afloat. My worry of eddy tree huggers and unsteady roof perched folk leaves fate to the unknown, while boyhood pole sitters watch gallant rescuers, the relieved assemble exhausted and poorer.