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A att of hazy 8mm vignettes, accompanied by a soft, lilting voice over, in which girls skulk around schoolyards, spray graffiti, drink, smoke, pose and embrace, evoking the loneliness, confusion and overwhelming wonder of growing up. Like his films A Crackup at the Race Riots is hilarious, playful and profound.

Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Tom Petty has a dirty fish tank Then there is the section of 11 different suicide notes each one ending with a blank line for a signature. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Remember that at least one person on Letterman’s crew had to suffer through this book.

Jan 14, Courtney rated it really liked it. The series of the imagined suicide notes with blank signature rits were the highlight of the book. Not giving Korine too much credit as a genius for this one, although I’ve seen Springbreakers recently and liked it just fine. YOu have been reduced to using tiny font?

You’ll read it in an afternoon. Retrieved from ” https: Harmony Korine’s book has no flowing narrative. To ask other readers questions about A Crackup at the Race Riotsplease sign up. Korine is the voice of his media-savvy generation and A Crack-Up at the Race Riots is the satiric lovechild of his dark imagination. Open Preview See a Problem?


It’s as the woman says at the beginning, yes it is harsh, but it’s true, and very beautiful. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. His feeling was that something animalistic had taken place, perpetrated by a beast- So, kudos! It’s nonsensical and gives you the most arbitrary information and stories about people you wouldn’t even think of and probably never heard of.

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Trivia About A Crackup at the Some of the ugly giots of our society shine through in this book, just as in his films, however it was so scattered and the snippets on each page were short enough that very little continuity of any kind accrued. But I do remember everywhere I went people would say “you’re reading a book by Harmony Korine?

A Crackup at the Race Riots

However, to seek the answer to this question presupposes that the inquirer accepts Harmony Korine has once again become the man of the hour following the release of “Spring Breakers” in which he directs James Franco and a cadre of Disney princesses against a Skrillex score into a neon underground of debauchery.

It’s like Naked Lunch in that sense. There are however moments of excellence though – specifically the fragments detailing Tupac and suicides. Follows the lives of a small group of sociopathic elderly people in Nashville, Tennessee. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted.

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A Crackup at the Race Riots by Harmony Korine

Blood of Havana It’s powerful-both steel-eyed and sexy; horrifying and captivating. Then, the further I got into the book, the more I realized how clever, original and funny it was He doesn’t try to be. A portrait of the effects of schizophrenia on family life is the central focus. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


I enjoy it because of how pieced together it is. Nov 23, Tristan Goding rated it liked it. Add the first question. In the end the books is really a reflection of the American landscape.

This level of wit and humor something I would not expect from Korine, whose movies I find overly serious with the possible exception of “Mr. Jan 22, Michael rated it really liked it. Best known both as the writer of films “Kids” and “Ken Park” and as the director of films “Gummo””julien donkey-boy”and “Mister Lonely”Harmony Korine has been deemed as the “enfant terrible” of modern independent dramatic film.

That shit would never happen now.

Diary of Anne Frank part 2 Rumors 4. I was absolutely elated the moment I was able to find this book, because xrackup currently out of print. This page was last edited on 4 Octoberat I’m just not su My verdict, considering Korine is one of my all-time heroes – It’s This book does that.

Yeah, it appears that every bit of writing is a new puzzle to be solved unto itself.

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