The Story Behind the Year’s Best Road Movie


Weekend is here!!! Today’s needull is a very positive review of the movie ‘American Honey’.

What’s so powerful about American Honey is how it encompasses both that excitement of youth and the anxious, on-the-margins world of its characters – both of which Arnold was keen on coexisting in the movie. “I was in a homeless shelter in Austin,” she recalls, “and the man working there said to me, ‘A lot of Americans see these [people] as throwaways.’ I just wanted to show that they’re not throwaways. I don’t wanna get on any kind of soapbox, but I feel like that’s not a way to live. It is an amazing place to be where you can show something that perhaps doesn’t get seen.”

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Tim Grierson — Rolling Stone

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