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The Sunset Limited (2011)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  12 February 2011 (USA)
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A rancher trains a group of boys to herd his cattle. A remake of the 1972 film, 'The Cowboys'.

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Two men in an apartment with their opposing beliefs in this play by Cormac McCarthey. The black guy, a former convict who believes in God, just saved the white agnostic professor from jumping in front of the express train. He won't let the depressed man leave, without following him, and feel he's in this situation for a reason, decided by God. An intense chamber play about belief or unbelief, and a conversation about what's true and important in life, or not. Written by OJT

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The sunset and was the duo's second collaboration, after the 2000 film, Rules of Engagement. See more »

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Black (Samuel L. Jackson) sits down in the middle of the couch and puts his arms across the back. In the next shot, he's a little more to one side with one arm resting on the side of the couch. In a shot after that, he's back sitting in the middle of the couch. 1:13-1:14 See more »

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Black: So what am I supposed to do with you, Professor?
White: Why are you supposed to do anything?
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Wants to Be in Heaven When the First Trumpet Sounds
Arranged by Lillie Knox and Alan Lomax
Performed by Lillie Knox
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By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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A deep movie, for a specific genre of viewers
26 March 2011 | by (Fez, Morocco) – See all my reviews

It's a debate about the meaning of Life. a mind blowing movie for specific viewers. If you don't like films depending only on dialog .. Don't bother watching it! (I mean movies like "The Man from Earth").

On the other hand, if you are interested in Philosophy, that maybe the movie of your dreams.

This film is also a fight between two of my favorite actors ..the superb Tommy Lee Jones and the furious Samuel L. Jackson.

I loved every second of the film, and I'm really looking forward to watch it again very soon.

P.S: If you are going to watch it, please sit down and focus because the movie requires a lot of attention to every discussion.


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