MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,202 this week

The Rough South of Larry Brown (2002)

 -  Documentary  -  June 2002 (USA)
3.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.5/10 from 133 users  
Reviews: 10 user

The life and works of Oxford, Miss. fireman-turned-writer Larry Brown are examined in a unique documentary format that incorporates narrative film adaptations of three of his short stories:... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Rough South of Larry Brown (2002)

The Rough South of Larry Brown (2002) on IMDb 3.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Rough South of Larry Brown.
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A group of children, in a depressed small town, band together to cover up a tragic mistake one summer.

Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Candace Evanofski, Donald Holden, Damian Jewan Lee
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Based on Larry Brown's haunting short story, Kubuku Rides (This Is It) affords the audience an unblinking view of a household steeped in secrets and desperation. We experience Angel's ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Kinney
Stars: JoNell Kennedy, Morocco Omari, Brandon Ratcliff
Undertow (2004)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows ... See full summary »

Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Jamie Bell, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Small-town love story of a young man with a reputation for womanizing and his best friend's sister.

Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson
Snow Angels I (2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A drama that interweaves the life of a teenager, with his old baby sitter, her estranged husband, and their daughter.

Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell, Michael Angarano
100 Proof (1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Filmed in Kentucky and drawing on the true story of a Lexington killing spree by LaFonda Fay Foster and Tina Hickey Powell... See full synopsis »

Director: Jeremy Horton
Stars: Pamela Stewart, Tara Bellando, J.S. Johnson
Joe (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin.

Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When a man answers an ad to train as a record producer, he's excited by the prospect of signing undiscovered artists only to discover his new job isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Director: Craig Zobel
Stars: Pat Healy, Kene Holliday, John Baker
Manglehorn (2014)
Drama

A Texas-set story of a locksmith in a small town who never got over the love of his life.

Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Gary Hawkins
Stars: June Brown, Rupert Degas, Jesse Thomas
Boy and Dog (2000)
Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Gary Hawkins
Black Jack (TV Movie 2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Director: David Gordon Green
Stars: Ving Rhames, Rajeev Pahuja, Edward Gelbinovich
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Frank in 'Samaritans'
Natalie Canerday ...
Woman in 'Samaritans'
Dakota Smith ...
Boy in Bar in 'Samaritans'
...
Voice-over / Man in 'Wild Thing' (voice)
...
Wild Thing
Gaye-Taylor Upchurch ...
Wife in 'Wild Thing'
Vic Chesnutt ...
Narrator in 'Boy & Dog'
...
Boy in 'Boy & Dog'
Brent Burditt ...
Hero in 'Boy & Dog'
Larry Brown ...
Fire Chief in 'Boy & Dog'
...
Fireman in 'Boy & Dog'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Scott Clackum ...
Mustang Driver
Edit

Storyline

The life and works of Oxford, Miss. fireman-turned-writer Larry Brown are examined in a unique documentary format that incorporates narrative film adaptations of three of his short stories: Samaritans, Wild Thing, and Boy & Dog. Written by Sam Froelich

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

June 2002 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

LENTO MISTERIOSO
Performed by Kirsten Carrell
Written by Alan Hovhaness
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fantastic, Original -- I use this film in my narrative technique courses
27 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a huge Gary Hawkins fan--the work is beautiful, energized, intense, and wholly original. I use this film (THE ROUGH SOUTH OF LARRY BROWN) in my narrative technique classes and students come to Larry Brown's work, but fiction-writing in general, with passion and openness after seeing the film. Hawkins tells many stories within the main story--bringing the writer and his work to life in ways that are simply stunning, unforgettable. I can't imagine not having this film! My students' favorite sections are those where all the magazine titles of all the places that rejected the stories are shown, in Brown's hand. Highly recommend.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
the rough south of larry brown boramsey77
Discuss The Rough South of Larry Brown (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?