Child of God Movie Poster
  • Released
  • August 1, 2014
  • R, 1 hr 44 min
  • 17 Fan Ratings

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Child of God Synopsis

James Franco’s faithful adaptation of the 1973 Cormac McCarthy novel follows Lester Ballard (Scott Haze) on a harrowing descent from Tennessee loner to serial killer in the 1960s. Aided by strong performances from Tim Blake Nelson and Franco himself, Haze’s without-a-net portrayal of the primitive sociopath will keep your eyes glued to the screen even as his character’s depravity tempts you to turn away.

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Rated R | For Nudity, Language, Aberrant Sexual Content and Some Violence

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Common Sense Media says

Adaptation of necrophilia drama is extremely disturbing.

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