The Rough South of Larry Brown

Year of Production:
2002
Status:
Library
Genre:
Documentary
Country of Origin:
US
Language:
English
Running Time:
79 mins.
Director:
Gary Hawkins
Cast:
Paul Schneider, Will Patton
Producer(s):
Sam Froelich, James Marcovitz, Lisa Muskat
Crew:

1st Assistant Director: David Gordon Green
Cinematographers: Alton Chewning, Jason Dowdle, Scott Gardner, Adam Larsen, Tim Orr
Composer: Vic Chesnutt
Editor: Steven Gonzales

The film which inspired 1st Assistant Director David Gordon Green to direct the feature adaptation of Brown's novel Joe in 2012.

The Rough South of Larry Brown weaves interviews of Brown and his wife, Mary Annie, with narrative adaptations of three of his short stories. The result is a unique and compelling examination of the life and works of the late author. The Rough South of Larry Brown is a rich exploration of the writer behind the words and the woman behind the man.

'A beautifully conceived documentary inquiry' - Variety

'… as colorful and evocative as [Brown’s] gritty literary milieu' - The Hollywood Reporter

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