God Bless the Child
Director: Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
Writer: Robert Machoian
Cast: Harper Graham, Elias Graham, Arri Graham, Ezra Graham, Jonah Graham
Part of: Viennale
Seen on: 2.11.2016
Harper (Harper Graham) is still a child herslef, but as the oldest sibling, she is the one in charge of her younger brothers Elias (Elias Graham), Arri (Arri Graham), Ezra (Ezra Graham) and Jonah (Jonah Graham). It’s the summer holidays, it’s hot, and the four of them have to pass the day without any adult supervision, as their mother disappeared, again.
God Bless the Child sounded better on paper than it was on screen. While I did feel with the siblings, the film simply could not keep my attention for its entire runtime.