Louisiana Story Reviews

January 25, 2016
A powerful, swooning visualization of a wilderness childhood.
February 26, 2008
It has a slender, appealing story, moments of agonizing suspense, vivid atmosphere and superlative photography.
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
Flaherty's narrative may seem slightly naive; but his vision of a child's myth-world, and the oilmen's intrusion and acceptance into it, is perhaps his greatest achievement.
May 20, 2003
The ring of sincerity is clear in Flaherty's film.