American Honey

American Honey ★★★★½

This is America, land of the free, home of the rich

The 4:3 aspect ratio makes sure that we always feel claustrophobic even on the open road because as free as she is, her opportunities and potential are limited, as we constantly see a class of people that she will never be a a part of it, a status she will never attain no matter what. She's never even considered the concept of having aspirations.

There is no score, the soundtrack is literally the soundtrack to her life - the only music we hear is the music she's listening to. The film isn't trying to be timeless, the music, slang, and cultural references make it a capsule into 2016 America.

(Yeah this is barely coherent, it's just some things I thought of. I'm in middle of helping my sister move and don't have time to put it all together)

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