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Dead Man's Burden (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Western | 3 May 2013 (USA)
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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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Wade McCurry
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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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Sheriff Deacon
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Archie Ainsworth
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WC Claymore
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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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Deep, thought-provoking, passionate film!
9 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dead Man's Burden was an incredible film and the end was enjoyably unexpected. Throughout the film, you focus on understanding each character and their motives. The scenery is beautiful as it takes place in a western "slow moving" deserted town but don't let the characters fool you - they are more deep, twisted, and intelligent than you think! After the movie finished, it was very easy to sit there and think back to all the 'signs'. I really want to see the movie again so I can watch the progression of how the characters became who they were. There are not many movies out there that put the focus on acting, plot and scenery. It seems movies have animations and various scenes that are very distracting and then they spoon feed you the story line - Dead Man's Burden did not do that and I enjoyed every minute of it.


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