Child of God

Child of God

Child of God

James Franco adapts Cormac McCarthy’s (No Country for Old Men) novel about a dangerous man with an antisocial disposition – devoid of a stable home or parental figures – who delves deeper and deeper into malevolence.

2013Rating: R18USA
DramaThriller
48%
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Variety

Variety

press

Franco has emerged with an extremely faithful, suitably raw but still relatively hemmed-in adaptation.

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Time Out

Time Out

press

It could have been so much worse; we wish it was a lot better.

2.0
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The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Make no mistake: There is nothing pleasant about James Franco's very fine adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's short, pitiless novel.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Franco has finally delivered the goods with this great, grisly McCarthy adaptation.

4.0
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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

There's a weird purity to the storytelling even at its untidiest, which enables Franco to remain true to the spirit of McCarthy's vernacular lyricism.

0
Variety

Variety

press

Franco has emerged with an extremely faithful, suitably raw but still relatively hemmed-in adaptation.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

It could have been so much worse; we wish it was a lot better.

2.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Make no mistake: There is nothing pleasant about James Franco's very fine adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's short, pitiless novel.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Franco has finally delivered the goods with this great, grisly McCarthy adaptation.

4.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

There's a weird purity to the storytelling even at its untidiest, which enables Franco to remain true to the spirit of McCarthy's vernacular lyricism.

0

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