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GFF 2015: White Bird in a Blizzard (Gregg Araki, 2014)

February 18, 2015

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Closer in spirit to his Mysterious Skin than The Doom Generation,White Bird in a Blizzard sees director Gregg Araki adapting a Laura Kasischke novel and applying his trademark gifts for depicting both the sweet and the sour of adolescence. Beginning in the late 80s, it sees 17-year-old Kat (Shailene Woodley) going through a big sexual awakening while reckoning with her mother Eve’s sudden vanishing, which follows years of increasingly strange behaviour towards both Kat and the husband (Christopher Meloni) Eve seems to despise…

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