Don Shanahan of Every Movie Has a Lesson reviews top San Diego Film Award winner “The Playground”


In “The Playground,” ominous storytelling speaking of kingdoms, favor, covenant, cleansing, and benevolence using a “Jack and Jill” analogy spoken by a mostly unseen middle-aged man to a girl alone on a titular schoolyard comprises the auspicious start to a societal microcosm hanging in the balance.  Director Edreace Purmul’s intriguing new film and second feature dives towards such high-minded territory of dark omens.  “The Playground” recently won Best Film honors from Film Consortium San Diego at their 2016 San Diego Film Awards.

Read Don’s full review at Every Movie Has a Lesson!

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