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Gummo

Gummo

Harmony Korine / US, 1997 / 95 min.

Gummo was Harmony Korine’s sensational feature debut, about kids in the boondocks of Ohio. The film was reviled in the US, but won the Dutch Film Critics’ (KNF) Award at IFFR.

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Xenia, Ohio. That is: the boonies. Nothing to do. So Solomon and Tummler sniff glue, hang cats, get bored again and try to get used to their white trash existence.

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Details

Director

Harmony Korine

Production year

1997

Country

US

Original title

Gummo

Length

95 min.

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Badlands

Up-and-coming film talent at Eye: a new generation of Dutch makers are given the opportunity to present their debut films, discuss filmmaking and select films by makers that inspired them. These Badlands evenings are compiled by guest curators Lemuël de Graav, Xiang Yu Yeung and Eye programmer Ronald Simons.

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still from Gummo (Harmony Korine, US 1997)
still from Gummo (Harmony Korine, US 1997)

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