By Wook Kim
Updated March 10, 2006 05:00 AM
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It’s a Throwback To…
The Jim Crow era in the grim, rural South.
The Setup
Lem Taylor treks toward Memphis to a recording session and, perhaps, a better life. His obstacles (and there are plenty) have a near-mythic ring.
A Timeless Tale?
Writer Rob Vollmar imagines a place rich in meaning and menace; Pablo G. Callejo’s expressive B&W images give it vibrancy.