ROTTEN YOUTH

ROTTEN YOUTH

The life and films of Harmony Korine

by KOD Staff

Youth isn’t innocent, so says Harmony Korine. Writer of cult movie ‘Kids’, Korine is the kind of filmmaker Werner Herzog admires. A divisive figure: he has been heralded by some as the voice of our generation, but others can’t watch the first scene of ‘Gummo’ – where a cat is drowned in a barrel.

Whatever his faults, Korine is an artist with a distinct aesthetic. From bunny boy playing dead to Selena Gomez taking part in masked armed robbery – Korine specializes in youth gone rotten. 

Harmony Korine., 'Mister Lonely', 2007

'Mister Lonely', 2007

Harmony Korine, 'Kids', 1995

'Kids', 1995

Harmony Korine, 'Trash Humpers', 2009

'Trash Humpers', 2009

Harmony Korine, 'Gummo', 1997

'Gummo', 1997

Harmony Korine, 'Spring Breakers', 2012

'Spring Breakers', 2012

Harmony Korine

Harmony Korine

Harmony Korine, 'Kids', 1995, photo by Larry Clark

'Kids', 1995, photo by Larry Clark

Harmony Korine, 'Snowball' Movie Poster, 2011

'Snowball' Movie Poster, 2011

Chloe Sevigny in 'Gummo', directed by Harmony Korine,1997

'Gummo', 1997

Harmony Korine, 'Mister Lonely', 2007

'Mister Lonely', 2007

Harmony and Rachel Korine, 2010, photo by Terry Richardson

Harmony and Rachel Korine, 2010, photo by Terry Richardson

Harmony Korine, 'Trash Humpers', 2009

'Trash Humpers', 2009

Harmony Korine, 'Kids', 1995, photo by Larry Clark

'Kids', 1995, photo by Larry Clark

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Cassidy McSween on November 10 2015 at 05:19PM

Anyone know who the kid in the last picture is?

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