On "Bloodworth," a Film Adaptation of William Gay's Novel "Provinces of Night"

So I finally managed to watch the film adaptation of William Gay’s “Provinces of Night” (the title is a line by Cormac McCarthy), which is titled “Bloodworth.” It’s actually quite good, one of those low-budget films with a terrific cast. Val Kilmer steals the show as a rather portly country-western ne’er-do-well, Warren, who may be bad but he seems to be having the most fun. Kris Kristofferson plays the title character, an old blues musician.
It’s like “Crazy Heart” with violence. T. Bone Burnett did the music score. Although the characters are all hicks, they are certainly charming hicks.

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