It’s about growth, loss, recovery, and destruction in several areas, all circling around Dawson City as their hub . . . Morrison, however, weaves information about a variety of other subjects together in a way that makes the passage of time palpable for us. We see its effects on people and places and discover the odd, fortuitous connections among them in a dizzying fashion. A complex film like this deserves an extended commentary, which I offer below.
November 07, 2017