WE THE ANIMALS — Review by Diane Carson

We the Animals adopts 10-year-old Jonah’s point of view. Reminiscent of Beasts of the Southern Wild and The Florida Project, We the Animals embraces the attentive, wary perspective of 10-year-old Jonah. Largely unsupervised, he romps with brothers Joel and Manny, neglected by their mother and their father who fight each other and their own vanquished mentality, trapped in a working-class world offering little beyond frustration alternating with occasional enjoyment.

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