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jsbrocka's rating of the film Thou Wast Mild and Lovely

There is much referencing in this Southern gothic thriller in terms of filmmaking style, including Terrence Malick, David Lynch, Robert Altman, and Ingmar Bergman. The director's taste is promising but a lack of mature vision and distillation keeps it from becoming more than a contrived pastiche even as it sensually careens into violent oblivion.