“…was really excellent -- the photography, the sound, the subtle but persistent manner in which it worms its way into a viewer's empathy and intellect and prompts pondering issues of personal import which are all too easy pushed aside. — Dr. Ekdal Buys.
A just for fun, overly serious, theoretical foray into fiction film, THE CURTSY is a post-structuralist (ha), revisionist (duh) Western adapted from the achingly-beautiful essay by Deirdre Stoelzle-Graves in the book, “Leaning into the Wind.”
Unfortunately, the revolution in imaging that came with DSLRs, growing kids, work overseas, larger documentary projects, and what seemed liked extortionate film festival entry fees, all curtailed the reach of this project. Which of course is somehow perfect, in its context.