REVIEW: AMERICAN HONEY
Revealing the provocative, rebellious and impulsive lifestyle of
a band of millennial road warriors, 2016 Cannes Jury Prize
Winner American Honey hits Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD on
December 27 from Lionsgate. Theatrically released by A24, and
written and directed by Academy Award® winner Andrea Arnold
(Best Short Film, Live Action, Wasp, 2004), critics are calling
American Honey “a raunchy, rapturous teenage dream”
(Entertainment Weekly) and “a new classic” (The Atlantic).
Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh, the steamy film takes a raw and
intimate look at modern-day adolescence. American Honey stars
newcomer and breakout star Sasha Lane in a “fierce” (The New
York Times) performance alongside Riley Keough (Mad Max: Fury
Road) and Shia LaBeouf (Transformers franchise).
The Blu-ray release of
American Honey bonus content includes an interview with
stars Sasha Lane and Riley Keough.
SYNOPSIS: An astonishing portrait of youth on the
American fringe, American Honey is told through the eyes of a
vivacious teenage rebel who joins a group of fellow misfits
hustling and partying their way across the country. Bursting
with electric, primal energy, American Honey is an immersive,
exhilarating odyssey of heartbreaking beauty — a
generation-defining film that celebrates the defiant resilience
of youth in pursuit of the American Dream.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/ English SDH
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“Sasha Lane and Riley Keough on American Honey” Interview