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Review: ‘Child of God’

Review: ‘Child of God’

Written & Directed by James Franco Starring Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson & James Franco When the title card Child of God first appears, it’s stamped over a man that’s just been walloped by an axe to the head, writhing and growling in pain. His name is Lester Ballad and he embodies Cormac McCarthy’s eponymous

James Franco Directs 'Child of God'

Roundtable Interview: James Franco (Writer/Director) & Scott Haze (Star) – ‘Child of God’

Directed by James Franco, and based on the chilling novel by Cormac McCarthy, ‘Child of God‘, tells the provocative story of Lester Ballad (Scott Haze), a dispossessed, violent man, attempting to exist outside the social order. Consecutively deprived of parents and housing and driven by famished loneliness, Ballard descends literally and figuratively to the level of a cave dweller

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