The Neon Bible
First screened in April 2015
Director: Terence Davies. Cast: Jacob Tierney, Gena Rowlands, Drake Bell, Diana Scarwid, Denis Leary, Dana Seltzer, Bob Hannah, Frances Conroy, Aaron Frisch, Leo Burmester, Peter McRobbie, Virgil Graham Hopkins. Screenplay: Terence Davies (based on the book by John Kennedy Toole). Twitter Capsule:
Mannerisms can get the best of it, but nobody animates and deoxygenates memories at the same time like Davies does.
As moved and intrigued as I was by this odd duck of a film, you couldn't say Davies pushes himself all that much, beyond the atypical material and milieu. Poignant but missable.