Gummo (1997)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama

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Lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town wander the deserted landscape trying to fulfill their boring, nihilistic lives.




  • Harmony Korine in Gummo (1997)
  • Jacob Reynolds and Nick Sutton in Gummo (1997)
  • Jacob Reynolds in Gummo (1997)
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  • Jacob Sewell in Gummo (1997)
  • Jacob Reynolds and Nick Sutton in Gummo (1997)

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17 August 2006 | worshipnounours
| Disturbing but strangely warm
Extremely disturbing film, kind of like a documentary without any narrative. Takes place in the town of Xenia, Ohio in the aftermath of a tornado. The characters are all extremely bizarre, which makes the viewer wonder how realistic things are. The settings, including messy houses and barren streets, are profoundly depressing. Still, there is a sensitivity behind the darkness that lends the film a strangely warm feeling. As well, one feels for the "main characters" (though these characters don't inhabit the film in a traditional sense) despite their misguided acts. Worth seeing for open-minded, patient audiences who don't mind abstract plots and off-topic segues.

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Release Date:

24 November 1997



Country of Origin


Filming Locations

Tennessee, USA

Box Office


$1,300,000 (estimated)

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