GEORGE WASHINGTON (David Gordon Green, 2000)

Within heart-shot of William Faulkner, 25-year-old David Gordon Green’s impressionistic feature debut is a seamless blend of subjectivity (character voiceover; point-of-view shots), pseudo-documentary, evocation of childhood, mythopoeia. In an impoverished small town in North Carolina sometime earlier, children converse. “Look at this place,” one boy says to another. “It looks like two tornadoes came through […]