“I’ve never seen anything like it. Highly original. Beautiful and mysterious southern-gothic avant-garde.”
One of seven Vanguard Gems—unique and exciting don’t miss movies from some of the festival’s most innovative artists.
Holly Herrick, Sarasota Film Festival
“had me from the word go”
360 Staff Pick
“General Orders No. 9” was the document in which Robert E. Lee ordered his troops to surrender to Ulysses S. Grant. A film of the same name by Robert Persons never refers to this document or to the Civil War itself, which is strange. There is a lot about this film — touring art house theaters around the US — that is strange, and troubling, and haunting, and beautiful. In this rare case, “visionary” is not too strong word…