The Neon Bible (1996)

The Neon Bible




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A young boy comes of age in rural Georgia during the 1940s in Terence Davies' challenging, visually powerful drama. Acclaimed for his nostalgic, beautifully photographed reflections on England's past (The Long Day Closes, Distant Voices, Still Lives), Davies looks beyond his home country to America with this adaptation of a novel by John Kennedy Toole, author of A Confederacy of Dunces . The film is told through the eyes of David (Jacob Tierney), a teenage boy struggling to deal with life in a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family
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Written By: Terence Davies
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On DVD: Aug 24, 2004
Miramax Films

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