A to Z Challenge – The Journey of Natty Gann

The Journey of Natty Gann 1985 Directed by Jeremy Kagan Quick synopsis... America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. I know I watched this … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – The Journey of Natty Gann

AFI #23 – The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath 1940 Directed by John Ford Netflix says... Tom Joad, a Depression-era everyman, leads his poor family on a harrowing journey from Oklahoma's Dust Bowl to the promised land of California in this adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic novel. I remember watching this in high school. It was during my 11th grade … Continue reading AFI #23 – The Grapes of Wrath

AFI #42 – Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde 1967 Directed by Arthur Penn Netflix says... Serial bank robbers, sometime lovers and folkloric heroes Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) and Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) barrel across Depression-ravaged America on a shooting spree that ends in a deadly rain of bullets and tragedy. Directed by Arthur Penn, this stylish and sexy film shattered … Continue reading AFI #42 – Bonnie and Clyde