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Out of the Black (2001)

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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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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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Entertained not shocked
29 April 2004 | by (Indian Valley IDaho) – See all my reviews

It is enjoyable to see a movie that is not embarrassing while watching with my granddaughters. Enjoyed the movie very much as I do not want to be shocked just entertained. The movie was well directed and at least seemed to have a direction to go. Far too many just seem to wallow in special effects and to heck with a story. I have seen other Karl Kozak directed movies and he has always came through. The few glitches appear to be problems in the cutting room. The acting is well done for a independent low budget movie.I liked it enough that I bought my own copy to view.


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