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The Outlaw Son (2007)

 -  Short | Drama  -  15 April 2007 (USA)
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A young man calls an old friend to pick him up from the airport. She does so, and they spend a long cold night in each other's company; driving around, listening to music, and trying hard not to grow up.

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The Outlaw Son is a film about about those long moments spent sitting on the precipice of adulthood. The story concerns a young man returning from a trip abroad; he calls an old friend to pick him up from the airport, and together they spend a long, cold night driving around, listening to music and remembering how things might have been. Multiple cuts of the film exist, ranging from five to thirty minutes, each portraying a different perspective of the same story. Written by Anonymous

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Proving once again that dialogue is overrated.
29 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When David Lowery's The Outlaw Son was slated to play at the Sarasota Film Festival, he expressed an interest in the film festival's blurb of the film. The blurb isn't really important, but his reaction to it is. "I love it," Lowery stated, "because it's an interpretation that I'd never have thought of myself, but that's entirely applicable to the film all the same." That's really the magic of this high-concept, experimental narrative with absolutely no dialogue--save three words at the very end of the film. It's the subtle placement of things, the body language and facial expressions and a mood created by lighting, sound and music (in this case, The Theater Fire!) that tells a story. The fact that there are no words and that the audience can take away their own interpretations of the film, really adds to its essence. Much like a painting in a museum, The Outlaw Son relies on its audience to complete the story.


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