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Knives And Skin - Jennie Kermode - 15483

28 days ago   |   By Eye For Film

The death of a teenage girl in a small US town has long been a focal point for cultural obsessions which pretend to be caring or pretend to be sexual but are at least as much about the recognition that there's something deeply broken about gendered interaction in Western society and yet we've never consistently had the will to fix it. The whole Clutter family was murdered in Holcomb in 1959 yet it's Nancy whose memory has endured. When Hazel Drew disappeared in Sand lake in 1908, the public fascination with her death led to her reincarnation in fiction as Laura Palmer, still magnetic over...
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