January may be considered a dumping ground for movies but there are gems to be had. American Folk, the story of two strangers (Amber Rubarth, Joe Purdy) who drive a van cross country in the aftermath of 9/11 is simply unforgettable. My full interview with Rubarth is below, and during our chat she talked about her American Folk journey, crafting her solo album Wildflowers in the Graveyard, and finding a sense of place in KwaZulu-Natal.
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The dreams of hitting the open road is a notion that can hit us at any age, and sometimes that journey comes out of pure necessity. In American Folk, strangers Elliott (Joe Purdy) and Joni (Amber Rubarth) leave must leave California and head back to New York in the days after 9/11, and it’s a road trip that’s definitely worth taking.
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It’s great seeing Anderson Cowan once a month, and though we both agree January is the dumping ground for bad movies, flicks like Molly’s Game, Blame, and American Folk stand out like the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. I’m keeping the recap short and sweet, but more importantly details on the films below!
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