Mud (2012, dir. Jeff Nichols, USA)


“Women are evil, according to the men of Mud. They’ll sink their claws in and bleed you dry if you let ‘em. But there are no absolutes, only divergent paths crossing; people in the same place at the wrong time. Some things are best left alone, though the holdover masculine codes of the Western that govern Arkansas encourage the males to take what they want, when they want it.”

Read the full entry at Sound on Sight, as part of my Sundance London 2013 coverage.



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