The New Yorker’s Anthony Lane on Nick Cave’s "The Proposition"

Anthony Lane:

… “The Proposition,” in its morality as well as in its geography, is not just basic but Biblical. Directed by John Hillcoat, it shows humanity striving for a New Testament way of life with a Cain-and-Abel drama on the doorstep.

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  • wngl

    I AM FLYING ATOP ORANGE CLOUDS AND WEARING A PINK CARNATION, SO GREAT IS MY LOVE AND JOY AND HAPPINESS!

    November won’t come soon enough.

  • Michael Knepher

    November, according to Criterion’s “Coming Soon” page.

  • Anonymous

    When is the release date?