Chris Noth

Morgan Saylor chases the thrill of the moment in electrifying 'White Girl'

Morgan Saylor chases the thrill of the moment in electrifying 'White Girl'

“White Girl,” a cruel story of youth from the writer-director Elizabeth Wood, unfolds in a blur of swift, continuous motion. Young bodies crowd dance floors drenched in sweat and neon. Cocaine is snorted in astonishing quantities and from a highly unorthodox range of surfaces. Sex is dispensed with in terse, orgiastic montages, as if the pursuit of pleasure were secondary to speed and volume.

And through it all the camera races and races to keep up with Leah (the sensational Morgan Saylor), a wild, pleasure-seeking young thing who turns out to be fast in every sense as she hurls herself from one disaster to the next.

The kids are definitely not all...

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