The Neon Bible
The Neon Bible (1996)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 24, 2004
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Emanuel Levy
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Though not one of Davies' strongest films, this coming of age tale, set in the American South, has nice, lyrical moments, and is well acted by Gena Rowlands.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

What it lacks in dramatic thrust is made up for in the momentary (and sometimes sustained) glimpses of brilliance.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An old-fashioned type of coming-of-age film shot by the Englishman, Terence Davies.

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