Lionsgate has picked up rights to this existential Western shot in 1993, directed by George Sluizer.
Dealing with nuclear testing and its long-lasting deadly effects, the story portrays Boy, a young widower living in the desert on a nuclear testing site. Living as a hermit,he waits for the end of the world carving Katchina dolls that he believes have magical powers. While traveling on a "second" honeymoon across the Arizona desert,the car of a Hollywood jet-set couple breaks down. They are rescued by Boy, who holds them prisoners because he desires the woman and wants to create a better world with her.
Cast & crew
Director George Sluizer will complete the unfinished film eighteen years after the actor's death, with Joaquin Phoenix possibly contributing.
By B. Alan Orange | 4 years ago