David M. Rosenthal’s white-knuckle thriller starts with a bang: a single shot, aimed at a lone deer, that hits and kills a young woman. The hunter, John Moon (Sam Rockwell, SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS), watches her die before discovering a box of money near her body. In a desperate panic, he takes the cash — hiring a low-rent lawyer (William H. Macy, FARGO) to fight his wife’s (Kelly Reilly, FLIGHT) divorce suit — and attempts to cover up the killing. But when he discovers that the money belonged to a group of hardened criminals, the hunter becomes the hunted in this tense cat-and-mouse struggle in the backwoods of West Virginia.
Director: David M. Rosenthal
Cast: Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy, Kelly Reilly, Ted Levine, Jeffrey Wright.
In theaters: September 20, 2013.
I’ve been re-watching some of his previous films, and have a new found respect for Sam Rockwell. This movie definitely has a spot on my must see list. If it has a nation-wide release I’ll be seeing it on the big screen for sure.