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A Single Shot (2013)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  20 August 2013 (USA)
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The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

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The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

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Rated R for some strong violence, sexual content, nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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$10,020 (USA) (20 September 2013)

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Near the end of the movie when John buries the girl's dead body, she is breathing. See more »

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A serious and dark movie
21 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a serious movie for serious viewers. Sam Rockwell gives a convincing performance as John Moon, a West Virginia cracker who stumbles into bad luck from the opening seen. All of the characters bring to life what it's probably like to live in a rural, poor area in flyover country. The accents of the characters are often thick, which can make it difficult to understand some of the dialog, but the plot nonetheless comes through clearly. Rockwell's character progresses from being a dumb cracker to someone you care about, as the tension builds towards a final resolution of his accidental and potentially deadly predicament. The acting and direction are first rate. The cinematography fits the story; the musical score does likewise. The story is dark, in a Jack London sort of way. You won't be inspired, but you might be brought closer in touch with the human condition.


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