John Grady Cole, a 16-year-old dispossessed Texan, crosses the Rio Grande into Mexico in 1949, accompanied by his pal Lacey Rawlins. The two precocious horsemen pick up a sidekick-- a laughable but deadly marksman named Jimmy Blevins-- encounter...
Falsely accused of rape, Lester Ballard is released from jail, and a trip to the dry-goods store, an errand to the blacksmith, and other incidents are transformed into scenes of the comic and the grotesque.
"I found it difficult to feel anything for the Shiloh character, she causes a lot of pain, death and destruction for an ego trip. I do like the interface with the native culture and the woods, always the woods, but perhaps we should not depend on t..."