Desert Bloom

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

A troubled family living near atomic test sites in Nevada is the subject of this flawed but well-acted production. The story is told as the reminiscences of an unseen narrator, the adult persona of 13-year-old Gish. Shortly before Christmas, 1950, Gish is living on the outskirts of Las Vegas with her two younger sisters, their mother (Williams), and their...read more

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01:06 — In the early 1950's, a 13-year-old Nevada girl watches her family tear apart at the seam, with the nearby nuclear bomb testing looming in the backgrou (more…)

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  • Released: 1986
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: A troubled family living near atomic test sites in Nevada is the subject of this flawed but well-acted production. The story is told as the reminiscences of an unseen narrator, the adult persona of 13-year-old Gish. Shortly before Christmas, 1950, Gish is… (more)

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