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Out of the Black (2001)

 -  Drama | Mystery | Thriller  -  25 July 2001 (USA)
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Two brothers struggle to uncover the truth behind the mining accident that killed their father and bankrupted the town.

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Cole Malby
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Sheriff Masterson
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Cait McLachlan (as Jacqueline Aries)
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Dirk Hobson
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Set amongst the rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania's once prosperous coal country, Out of the Black is a suspensful, compelling tale of two brothers, Cole and Patrick Malby, and their quest to unravel the mysteries surrounding their father's death. Based around the true story of one of the countries worst mining accidents on record, this heartfelt drama follows the plight of two brothers' quest for the truth. Hiding from their past and keeping to themselves, the two young men afford a meager, day by day existence, working their small, dilapidated farm. But all that is about to change, when a strange woman, Cait MacLochlainn, arrives in town to find her long lost father, a man she's never met. Through a series of events, Cole reluctantly resolves to help Cait locate her father. The result proves to be a profound journey of personal truths, freedom and, finally...love. Written by Anonymous

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Cole Malby: From now on, leave the killing to the killers.
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Excellent film!
14 October 2002 | by (pittsburgh) – See all my reviews

I recently rented this on DVD and was really surprised by this film - well cast, beautifully shot, and a truly compelling story. Tyler Christopher, of General Hospital fame, did an amazing job, as did the younger brother. It got started a bit slow, but then builds into a captivating mystery-thriller. I would definitely recommend this one.


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