Sunday, March 24, 2013
Since the first time I saw it, back in 1999, Harmony Korine's Gummo has been one of my all-time favorite films. You can say it's exploitative, disgusting, morose. Whatever. It is partly all those things. But it is also a deep and fragile beauty that I feel it is good to be reminded of, as in reminded how to find that beauty in the often ugly and disturbing world we live in.
If you've not seen it, I strongly suggest watching it. Here's a link to the entire film on youtube: