George Washington

A group of children find themselves caught up in a tragic lie when an innocent game goes horrifically wrong in this stunning first feature from David Gordon Green.

This stunning first feature by 25-year-old director David Gordon Green captures one hot summer in the lives of a group of children in a poor rural North Carolina town.

When an innocent game goes horrifically wrong, the kids find themselves caught up in a tragic lie, catapulted into a world of adult choices. A hauntingly beautiful, warm, compassionate and humorous film that lingers in the mind long after the closing credits.

“utterly beguiling… a mesmerizing film.” Total Film

“Witness something special.” Dazed & Confused

“Tender and optimistic… a haunting piece of work.” The Times

Special features

  • Director’s commentary.
  • Two short films.
  • Deleted scene with director’s commentary.
  • Documentary and theatrical trailer.
  • Subtitles for the hearing impaired are available on all items and commentaries.
     

Product information

    • Certificate

      12

    • Colour

      Colour

    • Sound

      Sound

    • Running time

      86mins

    • Subtitles

      English for the hard-of-hearing

    • Original aspect ratio

      2.35:1

    • DVD region

      • 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland, French Overseas departments and territories

    • Catalogue number

      BFIVD527

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