“Mississippi Grind”: Ode on the Road

Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden’s “Mississippi Grind” is a fascinating ode to American character – rootless, resilient, senselessly optimistic, subordinating relationships and families to a quixotic success that is more defined by materialism, superstition and luck than it is by skill, craft, intelligence and perseverance. “Mississippi Grind” inhabits a world below and beyond “Life on the Mississippi” and “On the Road.”

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Michael Berkowitz’s brilliant commentary on American life in this movie review.

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