Release Date: 2009
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min
Two young siblings (Savanna Sears, Tucker Sears) live on their own in the Texas wilderness.
Director: David Lowery
A potentially stifling ambience is deflected by quiet suspense and the awe-inspiring compositions of the cinematographer, Clay Liford. Decaying rustic interiors evoke Andrew Wyeth still lifes; pastoral long shots suggest a Southwestern walkabout. And Mr. Lowery seems ready for a bigger canvas. show more
Virtually dialogue-free, the film opts for an almost perverse minimalism; even the camera is limited to the topography within the kids' purview. show more
David Lowery's St. Nick provides plenty to marvel at. show more