Premiering at this year’s Sundance Festival, Uncle Frank is the latest offering from American Beauty director, and Six Feet Under creator, Alan Ball. Ball has written the partly-autobiographical screenplay, as well as directing. Beth Bledsoe (Sophia Lillis) is a teenager growing up in a typical middle-brow Southern family in the 70s. She adores her Uncle […]
At once funny, confronting, depressing and oddly optimistic, this is neither a Jeremiad for the planet, nor an apologia for humanity. It is intelligent film-making which leaves the audience to create their own curriculum from the art.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor raises issues of racism against a Japanese-American man in small town in South Carolina, USA in 1941.