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A western set on the New Mexico frontier a few years after the Civil War and centered on a struggling young family and the mining company who wants to buy their land.

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Martha Kirkland
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Heck Kirkland
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E.J. Lane
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Three Penny Hank
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Archie Ainsworth
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A western set on the New Mexico frontier a few years after the Civil War and centered on a struggling young family and the mining company who wants to buy their land.

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Reeling from a Civil War that divided both their country and their family, a brother and sister reunite on the western frontier only to uncover each other's unforgivable secrets.

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The rifle Wade McCurry gives Heck Kirkland is a Henry Model 1860 Repeating rifle, which fired the .44 Rimfire. Heck recognizes it as a weapon carried by Union troops. See more »

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A worthy well made low budget western
7 October 2012 | by (Long Island, New york) – See all my reviews

Director Jared Mosche makes a fine feature film debut with "Dead Mans Burden" This film made its east cost premier at the 20th Hamptons International Film Festival. Mosche brilliantly captures the lawlessness of the mid to late nineteenth century American west. The film centers around the death of a family member, and the mine that wants to purchase the family ranch. Richard Riehle (from the comedy "Office Space") does a fine job playing the best and only friend of the deceased. His performance captures the loneliness and disconnection of a person living in the middle of nowhere, coping with the death of his friend. Hopefully this film finds a distributor.


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