“America put you in a box. And it’s tight and it’s dirty and you can’t move. But guess what? Too bad.”
This week JJ and Steve are joined by Ocean, from TNR’s Silver Linings podcast, to discuss Julius Onah’s 2019 film Luce. Adapted by JC Lee from his own play, this smartly written story that blends elements of a thriller, family drama, social commentary, and character study gives them plenty to discuss. This is also a film full of familiar faces and strong performances. Unfortunately its limited release prevented it from reaching audiences.
It’s not easy to delve into this story without setting off some spoilers, so listen to the first few minutes of this episode to find out if this is a film for you.
BONUS – parenting tips for teens included in this episode!
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