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Shotgun Stories (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 26 March 2008 (USA)
Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these ... See full summary »

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Cleaman Hayes
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Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect their family. Written by Jeff Nichols

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Rated PG-13 for violence, thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Fegyverek és emberek  »

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$4,553 (USA) (14 December 2007)

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$45,661 (USA) (11 July 2008)
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Jeff Nichols and Michael Shannon first film together. See more »

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Son Hayes: You raised us to hate those boys, and we do, and now it's come to this.
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References An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) See more »

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Hold Me Close
Written by Ben Nichols
Performed by Lucero
Courtesy of Liberty & Lament LLC
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A talent to watch (Jeff Nichols)
2 November 2007 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Powerful drama, seems like a Greek tragedy, about poor rural life in Arkansas with no way out for every character to explore and find their dreams and how this way of life drive them to desperation, loneliness and human loss for two families. Acting in silence from the unknown but very solid in their roles Michael Shannon (Son), Douglas Ligon (Boy) and Barlow Jacobs (Kid) as the three brothers. First Attempt to direct from Jeff Nichols (who also wrote the script and produced the movie) ,with beautiful cinematography, winner of New American Cinema Award in Seattle International Film Festival, this is a chilling, tragic and original story to see.


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