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301 Ratings

True Heart Susie

Directed by D.W. Griffith
United States, 1919
Silent, Comedy, Drama


Susie, a plain young country girl, secretly loves a neighbor boy, William. She believes in him and sacrifices much of her own happiness to promote his own ambitions, all without his knowledge.

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True Heart Susie Directed by D.W. Griffith

Critics reviews

D.W. Griffith became cinema’s first Modernist by trying to continue the traditions of Victorian theater and literature; in attempting to perpetuate the 19th century, he invented the 20th. Nowhere is this paradoxical effect more evident than in TRUE HEART SUSIE, one of his greatest films.
November 19, 2010
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