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Lazybones

1925

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  • What makes all this riveting viewing is its mixture of quiet comedy and poignancy.... The film is beautifully shot, and Borzage displays such an easy mastery of constructing a scene, particularly in depth, that it is easy to miss the underlying sophistication.

  • A flop at the box office, it depicted a main character who strenuously avoided conflict, preferring instead to watch the local stream flow by. So, while the side characters get resolution, Steve “Lazybones” Tuttle artfully sidesteps cliché, as both the world and the narrative leave him behind.