While trying to survive the worst drought in history, a family of farmers force their youngest brother down a path of crime and destruction... Betrayed and left for dead in an unfamiliar land, he must survive, endure and seek the revenge he deserves.
Did You Know?
Desolate is very similar to a film entitled Fast Color, which was released the same year, since both films deal with a prolonged near future drought that is affecting the American heartland. Both films end with rain falling. See more
This land used to be some of the most fertile farmland in the country, though it's hard to believe that now. It's been years since it last rained here. The news called it an "isolated cataclysm" or some shit like that. Means the rest of the world went on living while we were left here to fend for ourselves. Suck the one necessary ingredient for life out of a place, and life seems to leave with it. When the fields dried up and the cattle died, people tried to sell, and ...