"Anything that comes out of the South is going to be called grotesque by the northern reader, unless it is grotesque, in which case it is going to be called realistic..." Flannery O'Connor,... See full summary »
A group of scientists are sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history, to find the right path to progress. Their task is a ... See full summary »
Against the backdrop of the late 90s Clinton scandal, the lives of Southern women are explored through the eyes of a young boy obsessed with an old fairy tale about a werewolf. His mother seeks to escape her claustrophobic life as housewife to a bitter husband and absent father; her elderly aunt is still coping with the death of her husband a year earlier; an independent young woman tries to comfort her fiancé, facing deployment to the front of the Balkan conflict; and a woman losing herself to early-onset Alzheimer's tries to finally set the record straight about the suicide of her husband decades earlier. But as the Georgia countryside begins to look more and more like a bygone wilderness, Southern manners, medieval chivalry & savagery, and Catholic superstition intersect to explore what is wild, what is civilized, and what is worth preserving, from one age to the next...Written by
Chesapeake, Virginia - one of the largest cities in Virginia by land area, and containing large tracts of protected natural areas - stands in for Washington, Georgia. See more »
Amongst the tales I tell you once again, this one I can't forget...
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The opening credits appear over original collages by artist and poet Alice Hall, and merely list the names of every crew member from pre- through post-production, and every cast member who appears in the film, without any attributions. See more »