"Misunderstood cultures" in movie
Chris Martini’s “The Stone Child": A Lakota-Mormon American TaleIt may be universal, but in the upcoming Chris Martini film, The Stone Child, the boy and his parents aren’t the usual plastic suburban cut-outs. This time, the family is Mormon and Lakota.
And that’s where it gets interesting....You see, Martini isn’t Mormon or Lakota himself, but that didn’t prevent him from writing a script about two of the most misunderstood cultures in the United States.
Writerfella here --
Not having seen this film, writerfella hopes the makers did their homework, because it sounds an awful lot like the 1984 made-for-TV film, THE STONE BOY, with Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, and Wilford Brimley. That would be tragic, if they did not...
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