The Mudge Boy

Writer-director Michael Burke fleshed out his acclaimed 20-minute short "Fishbelly White" into this heartfelt feature about an adolescent farm boy grappling simultaneously with the loss of his beloved mother and his confused longing for an older boy. Left alone with his withdrawn father (Richard Jenkins) after his mother suffers a fatal heart attack, teenaged...read more

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Writer-director Michael Burke fleshed out his acclaimed 20-minute short "Fishbelly White" into this heartfelt feature about an adolescent farm boy grappling simultaneously with the loss of his beloved mother and his confused longing for an older boy. Left… (more)

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