Duration: 89 min.
Set in the landscape of a rural southern town, "George Washington" is a stunning portrait of how a group of young kids come to grips with a hard world of choices and consequences. During an innocent game in an abandoned amusement park, a member of the group dies. Narrated by one of the children, the film follows the kids as they struggle to balance their own ambitions and relationships against a tragic lie.
bleak, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, meditative, serious, cerebral, enigmatic, art house, melancholic ...
small town, coming of age, redemption, adolescence, teenage life, death, kids in trouble, loneliness, dialogue, childhood, existentialism, hopes, crime gone awry, storytelling, youth, life philosophy, runaway, society, friendship, poetry, pornography, writers, visceral, mentor, catastrophe ...
contemporary, 21st century
north carolina, usa, tokyo