Part at home dentistry instructional film and partÂ Alone in the Wilderness, Dead River Rough Cut is a documentary about a couple of leathery guys living a backwoodsÂ existenceÂ away from the bothers of social interaction and the convenience (read: health standards) of modern life. The DVD was part of my ACL Twitter gift guide, but I thought it was worth expanding on a little for those that might have missed it.
The film documents a secluded and cracker barrel life in the Maine woods. Its an astonishing look at a different way of life. Dead River Rough CutÂ also has the honor of being the number one requested film at the Maine StateÂ Penitentiary â€” you can’t even make this shit up. Worth a look if you are into toothless roughnecks that spend their whole day hunting, slaughtering pigs and riding around onÂ primitiveÂ snowmobiles. You can purchase the DVDÂ here.