Wednesday, February 15, 2017

American Honey

Attracted to the outward leader (Shia LeBeouf) of a travelling Midwest magazine selling crew, a young Oklahoman (Sasha Lane) opts to ditch her life of poverty (and hinted at probable abuse) and join the wild band of tattooed, carefree, merrymaking outcasts aboard the sales bus. Though way longer than it needs to be, Andrea Arnold's American Honey is unorthodox and freewheeling, with memorable sequences, an amusing soundtrack, and fine performances from Lane and LaBeouf.
*** 1/2 out of ****