After murdering a traveling preacher, a fugitive drifter travels to a small town and poses as the man he killed. Though the congregation loves the drifter's sermons of forgiveness, the local police chief is suspicious of the man. Soon a gruesome discovery at a local quarry forces the killer to fight for his freedom.Written by
Stars Shea Wigham and Michael Shannon, both of whom starred in the series Boardwalk Empire and Waco and the movie Take Shelter (2011). See more »
My daddy used to say, you wanna catch a killer, you go to the funeral. Look for anyone there who shouldn't be, that's your man. Nobody here today though, except Jonas. Hey Jonas, you kill this guy?
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Shea Whigham and Michael Shannon are at their world class best. In particular Whigham playing the conflicted criminal who assumes the identity of the cleric he murders. The story itself is a slow burner with some holes but the performance of the leads are captivating.
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