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Child of God (31-Aug-2013)

Director: James Franco

Writers: James Franco; Vince Jolivette

From novel: Child of God by Cormac McCarthy

Keywords: Drama

FIlm adaptation of the Cormac McCarthy novel of the same name follows a survivalist's disintegration after he withdraws from civilization.

Lester Ballard is an angry, distant man, withdrawing from civilization in 1960s rural Tennessee as a means of protest against the incumbent social order. Alone in the wilderness without so much as a family for support, Lester devolves into the state of a brutish caveman, becoming a violent criminal who would ultimately traffic in hideously gruesome murders.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James Franco
19-Apr-1978   Freaks and Geeks
Tim Blake Nelson
11-May-1964   O Brother, Where Art Thou?


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