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Shimmer Lake (2017)

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 9 June 2017 (USA)
An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.

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Oren Uziel

Writer:

Oren Uziel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Benjamin Walker ... Zeke Sikes
Rainn Wilson ... Andy Sikes
Stephanie Sigman ... Steph Burton
John Michael Higgins ... Judge Brad Dawkins
Mark Rendall ... Chris Morrow
Rob Corddry ... Kurt Biltmore
Ron Livingston ... Kyle Walker
Wyatt Russell ... Ed Burton
Adam Pally ... Reed Ethington
Matthew Evans Landry ... Meth Billy (as Matt Landry)
Isabel Dove Isabel Dove ... Sally Sikes
Neil Whitely ... Harris
Angela Vint Angela Vint ... Martha Sikes
Julie Khaner ... Mrs. Dawkins
Pasqualina Cardu Pasqualina Cardu ... Field Reporter
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An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.

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In the bank scene Zeke is reading the reprint of Different Seasons by Stephen King. This collection of four short stories includes The Body (which would become the movie Stand by Me), Apt Pupil, Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, and The Breathing Method. See more »

Goofs

The Sherrifs cruiser license plate carries the Ohio county number 85, which is Warren County. The deputy's uniform patch reads Rengo County, there is no Rengo County in Ohio. See more »

Quotes

Zeke Sikes: Sorry, man. Escorting our state champion quarterback from his meeting with our state champion parole officer. Do you mind hoppin' in back?
Reed Ethington: No, not at all. Hey, Ed.
Ed Burton: How's it going, Reed?
Reed Ethington: The back, huh? Never been back here.
Ed Burton: *I* have. My guess is... you don't wash it after the canine unit uses it. You guys smell that?
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Jazzy Cossacks
Written and Performed by Joseph Trapanese
Courtesy of Blue Bonsai Music
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Better than its rating for sure!
22 January 2019 | by rob2018See all my reviews

It's smart, funny, dark and succinct. Makes you use your brain a bit as you rethink the previous scenes with each newfound bit of information. I was pleasantly entertained and actually laughed out loud several times. A hidden gem of a movie that deserves much better than the 6.2 rating it currently has. I'm starting to lose faith in the IMDb rating system.


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Language:

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Release Date:

9 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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