George Washington

George Washington

Directed by David Gordon Green • 2000 • United States

Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices. An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed meditation on adolescence, the first full-length film by director David Gordon Green features remarkable performances from an award-winning ensemble cast. George Washington is a startling and distinct work of contemporary American independent cinema.

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George Washington
  • George Washington

    Directed by David Gordon Green • 2000 • United States

    Over the course of one hot summer, a group of children in the decaying rural South must confront a tangle of difficult choices. An ambitiously constructed, elegantly photographed meditation on adolescence, the first full-length film by direct...

Extras

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON Commentary

    Recorded in 2001, this commentary features writer/director David Gordon Green, cinematographer Tim Orr, and actor Paul Schneider.

  • Deleted Scene

    This scene featuring a town meeting was not included in the final cut of GEORGE WASHINGTON. It is presented here with commentary by director David Gordon Green, cinematographer Tim Orr, and actor Paul Schneider.

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON Cast Reunion

    On September 15, 2001, the Criterion Collection organized a reunion of the cast members of GEORGE WASHINGTON in High Point, North Carolina. Director David Gordon Green conducted the interviews with the cast, in which they discussed the making of the film and life after GEORGE WASHINGTON.

  • Charlie Rose

    Charlie Rose interview with David Gordon Green from 2001

  • A Day with the Boys

    Directed by Clu Gulager • 1969 • United States

    Directed by character actor Clu Gulager and shot by cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, this 1969 short film was an influence on David Gordon Green's GEORGE WASHINGTON.