August 16, 1996 in Seven

Mystery Is Intriguing History Lesson

By The Spokesman-Review
 

Portraying history as it happens, not just the way it’s seen by those who end up in control, is the underlying purpose of John Sayles’ excellent new film “Lone Star.” Using the mystery of an unsolved murder to provide his plotline, Sayles introduces us to a cast of intriguing characters, each of whom represents the diverse burdens that history unavoidably threw in the paths of all American subcultures. , DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Photo


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