So much needs to be said in support of adventurous, independent filmmaking such as this that it's a shame to have to mention how awful the results can be. Director Bette Gordon (who once, back in 1984, made the adventurous indie VARIETY) set herself a formidable
challenge: filming Scott Bradfield's History of Luminous Motion
, a dark hallucination of a novel that takes place entirely within the mind of a brilliant but homicidal child. The results? Well... On the run from a failed marriage, Mom (Deborah Kara Unger) and 10-year-old Phillip (Eric
Lloyd) have crisscrossed America's highways and byways so often that their heavily marked road map has begun to resem...