Jess + Moss
Jess + Moss (2012)

Jess, age 18 (Sarah Hagan) and Moss, age 12 (Austin Vickers) are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 17, 2012
DVD Release Date: March 19, 2012
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Mr. Jeter, who has made his feature-length debut with this film, tries to capture the loose feel of childhood's open-ended summers. But the vocabulary of his imagery feels worn out, and the ambience feels handed down.

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Glenn Heath Jr.
Slant Magazine

A strange and intoxicating indie constructed as a series of vignettes that capture two children grappling with the overlap of trauma and nostalgia.

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Benjamin Mercer
Village Voice

Achingly sad and surpassingly lovely.

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Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Perhaps it is slightly too obtuse to really deliver a full emotional punch, but I nevertheless found this to be a mesmerising and beautiful film.

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Blake Griffin
We Got This Covered

Jess + Moss is a simply beautiful film with amazing sound work and nearly flawless direction.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Abell
A quiet, slow film composed mainly of small glimpses at the way these two young people deal with their abandonment issues. Watching the film was almost like… More