I saw this over 20 years ago and it stays with me to this day. When it snows I am reminded of particular scenes in the movie, also whenever I get the chance to visit the theater or a museum. Eric Roberts embodied the young man Paul...and I see him to this day as Paul no matter what his character. He had the dark, brooding, depth of soul Willa Cather's boy had. An American classic...it speaks to the soul of everyday man as to the necessity for art to make life live-able...there is more to it than drudgery...something forgotten in modern day society...the arts give our existence color. When you don't have that...why live in a gray world? Willa Cather's story speaks to this and this version screams it. Excellent.
3 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?