Cody Perkins and Chris Johnson in COUNTRY BOYS by David Sutherland.

Photo: Michael Lutch

Country Boys

January 9, 2006

Season 2006: Episode 4

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David Sutherland, acclaimed producer of The Farmer’s Wife, returns to rural America with Country Boys, an epic tale of two boys coming of age in eastern Kentucky’s Appalachian hills. Viewers meet Cody Perkins and Chris Johnson, classmates at an alternative high school who inhabit the same world yet are light years apart. Through intimate cinematography and extraordinary sound design that puts the viewer inside the skin of the story’s colorful and memorable characters, Country Boys traverses the emotional terrain of two boys who are about to become men, documenting their struggles to overcome hardship and poverty and find meaning in their lives. [Explore more stories on the original website for Country Boys.]