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Sweetwater (2013)

R  |   |  Thriller, Western  |  11 October 2013 (USA)
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In the late 1800s, a fanatical religious leader, a renegade Sheriff, and a former prostitute collide in a blood triangle on the rugged plains of the New Mexico Territory.

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Sheriff Jackson
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Prophet Josiah
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Miguel
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Hugh
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Daniel
Vic Browder ...
Martin
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Kingfisher
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Jim
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Jonathan
Noah Miller ...
Levi
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Curly
Chad Brummett ...
Sid
Logan Miller ...
Jacob
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Barley
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In the late 1800's, a beautiful former prostitute (January Jones: "Mad Men") is trying to build an honest life with her husband in the rugged plains of New Mexico. When she catches the eye of a sadistic and powerful religious leader (Jason Isaacs: Harry Potter series), her life is violently turned upside down. She embarks on a bloody course of vengeance with the assistance of a renegade sheriff (Ed Harris: Pollock, The Hours, A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13) who has pretty violent tendencies of his own. Written by ARC Entertainment

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Revenge is Sweet.

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Thriller | Western

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11 October 2013 (USA)  »

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Sweetwater  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

During the scene where Prophet Josiah (Jason Isaacs) is walking into church followed by the others to give mass after being confronted by Miguel (Eduardo Noriega) about his sheep. The suns actual lighting coming in through the entrance of the Chapel created the natural rays coming through the doors. The crew got lucky when filming the shot and hurried to start rolling the cameras to capture the actors walking in front of the sunset for the beautiful, natural lighting. See more »

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Tucumcari was founded as a railroad town in 1901 as "Ragtown" and was re-named "Tucumcari" in 1908. The story is obviously not set in 1908. See more »

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[first lines]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
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Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
[echo]
Sheriff Jackson: Hoo-whee!
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Sheriff Jackson: Sir, you awaken our good man! Though the night is made for lovin', and the day, she comes too soon, yet we'll go no more a-rovin', boys,
[echoing]
Sheriff Jackson: by the light of the moon. Whoo-leee! Whoo-leee! Whoo-da-leee!
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More bitter than sweet
26 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

January Jones plays the main lead in this and she is really great in this. Ed Harris also has a blast and the movie overall is a nice addition to the western genre. It has all the right ingredients (with added female nudity, which isn't something that is a given of course) and was obviously fun to shoot.

The movie itself which was playing at the Fantasy Filmfest in Germany when I watched it, is predictable because of the known story line (even without me saying where this is going, you'll see it coming from a thousand miles). But the fun you can have with it, is still there, especially if you have a soft spot for Western movies in general


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