River of Grass

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River of Grass ★½ 1994

No-budget noirish crime/romance set in the swampy, low-rent Florida area between Miami and the Everglades. Uncaring and frankly dumb housewife/mom Cozy (Bowman) hooks up with the boozing Lee Ray (Fessenden) and the dim duo take an illegal dip in a private pool. Cozy manages to fire off Lee's gun and thinks she hit a man who suddenly appeared. Not bothering to find out if this is true, they decide to hold up in a motel until they can figure out what to do. You won't really care but director Reichardt does have a way with visuals so things aren't a total loss. 80m/C VHS, DVD . Lisa Bowman, Larry Fessenden, Dick Russell; D: Kelly Reichardt; W: Jesse Hartman, Kelly Reichardt; C: Jim Denault.