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1922 (2017)

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 20 October 2017 (USA)
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A simple yet proud farmer in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to assist. But their actions have unintended consequences.

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Zak Hilditch

Writers:

Stephen King (novel), Zak Hilditch (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Jane ... Wilfred James
Molly Parker ... Arlette James
Dylan Schmid ... Henry James
Kaitlyn Bernard ... Shannon Cotterie
Neal McDonough ... Harlan Cotterie
Tanya Champoux ... Sallie Cotterie
Brian d'Arcy James ... Sheriff Jones
Bob Frazer ... Andrew Lester
Eric Keenleyside ... Lars
Patrick Keating ... Mr. Stoppenhauser
Danielle Klaudt Danielle Klaudt ... Female Teller
Peter New ... Counterman
Peter Hall Peter Hall ... Farmer
Michael Bean ... Funeral Operator
Mark Acheson ... Pawn Shop Clerk
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Storyline

Featuring shades of Edgar Allen Poe's ["A Tell-tale Heart" and] "The Black Cat", 1922, with a Bonny and Clyde sub-plot, based on the Stephen King novella of the same name, centers on simple but proud farmer, Wilfred James, who, with the reluctant help of his teenage son, murders his wife to gain ownership of her inherited land. Shortly after, however, strange and supernatural occurrences begin to plague both James and his farm. Is it just simple bad luck, or is it the work of something much more sinister? Written by Jake Logsdon

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Western Australia, Australia

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the fourth Stephen King novel or novella made into a movie in which a corn field is prominent. The Stand, Children of the Corn, The Dark Tower and 1922. See more »

Goofs

The various currencies found around the house are small $20 Bills,they where only made after 1929. All the currency should have been large size notes (not in terms of denominations but physical size). See more »

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[first lines]
Wilfred James: [writing] To whom it may concern. My name is Wilfred Leland James, and this is my confession. The issue that led to my crime and damnation was 100 acres of good land in Hemingford Home, Nebraska, willed to my wife, Arlette Christina Winters James, following the death of her father. It was much my intention to add her 100 to our 80-acre freehold farm, as it was to someday pass it all on to my boy, Henry Freeman James, and to his thereafter.
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Be sure your sins will find you out
21 October 2017 | by hi_im_manicSee all my reviews

Much like Stephen King's 1408 (a short story from his Everything's Eventual collection), 1922 is another short story that transfers well to the silver screen. 1922 is an American Gothic tale set at a family's comfortable farm in the mid-west. Hundreds of acres of pristine farmland, a thriving crop, a proud father, and blue skies as far as one can see. The husband has plenty to love about life here, except for his ill-contented wife. This idyllic scene becomes the backdrop of husbands conniving treachery, and a thematic string of mishaps and horrors which follow. The sweet life is not so sweet anymore. Thomas Jane churns out a strong and convincing performance not to be missed.


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