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A Dark Place (2018)

Steel Country (original title)
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When a young boy goes missing in a sleepy backwoods town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation.

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Simon Fellows

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Brendan Higgins
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Cast

Credited cast:
Andrew Scott ... Donald Devlin
Denise Gough ... Linda Connolly
Bronagh Waugh ... Donna Reutzel
Catherine Dyer ... Mrs. Pomorski
Jared Bankens ... George Atzerodt
J.D. Evermore ... Cal Worbley
Christa Beth Campbell ... Wendy Connelly
Sandra Ellis Lafferty ... Betty Devlin
Griff Furst ... Max Himmler
Jason Davis ... Jerry Zeigler
Christian Finlayson ... Justin Zeigler
Michael Rose ... Sheriff Mooney
Eric Mendenhall ... Bill Frankel
Cory Scott Allen ... Randy
Andrew Masset ... Dr. Joel Pomorowski
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When a young boy goes missing in a sleepy backwoods town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Dark Place See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia, USA

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2.35 : 1
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Solid, if fairly familiar, small-town mystery/thriller
27 June 2018 | by Red-BarracudaSee all my reviews

It is surprising to learn that this is a British made film. Made entirely with UK money, an English director and a couple of Irish actors in the two lead roles. Most impressive given that this passes pretty easily as an American product. It falls into a category of crime/thriller/mystery which there seems to be quite a few of, i.e. one set in a small town in the backwaters of the U.S. where an ordinary individual investigates or is hurled into a crime scenario. Many American independent films have been of this type in recent years and I guess this is one aspect which goes against Steel Country slightly, in that it is an overly familiar set-up. Nevertheless, it remains a good enough film with a very impressive central performance from Andrew Scott in the lead role of a bin man with an Asperger's type of condition, whose particular mind-set impels him to not accept a recent account of a young boy drowning. He suspects foul play and this leads him on a dangerous path with reveals dark secrets in the local town.

The film works more as a mystery than as a thriller; albeit, there are a couple of memorable scenes which fall under the latter bracket, including a surprising one near the finale. But mostly, this one focuses on an amateur sleuth seeking the truth and a town which seems reluctant to reveal all. Ultimately, this is a good, if relatively standard, bit of Americana (even if it is actually British!).


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