• Bastard Out of Carolina (1996) Rating & Reviews

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  • Huston's movie seems to disappoint some who've read the novel, but the forlorn humanity that triumphs over the depravity and poverty is unforgettably affecting. [13 Dec 1996, p.1D]

  • Unforgettably, Bastard out of Carolina makes a bold statement about a little girl's grace under inordinate pressure. show more

  • Huston films the horrifying assault scenes to provoke disgust, outrage, fear and pity. She doesn't flinch. She refuses to soften the situation. Her Carolina is painful to watch. It's meant to be. [13 Dec 1996, p.65nc]

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