Sunday, April 25, 2010

Tribeca Film Festival 2010: The Woodmans (C. Scott Willis)

At the heart of C. Scott Willis's “The Woodmans” is a tragedy that forever changed the lives of its world-renowned subjects Betty and George, a ceramic sculptor and painter and photographer, respectively, and their video artist son Charles. In the press notes, critics are gently nudged to refrain from revealing the exact nature of what happened to the couple's even more famous photographer daughter Francesca at the age of 22 "so that the audience can see her images without that filter." Which gets to the heart of the problem with The Woodmans.

To read the rest visit The House Next Door at Slant Magazine.

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