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A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son, until long-hidden secrets come to light.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2021-11-17

Runtime 128 minutes


TMDB 6.8


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annemarie_dupnick shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️and a half"

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joslyn shared a tip "Sweeping slow burn with excellent performances all around."

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chad_cooper shared a tip "Really great film! Highly recommend."

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PousseLananas shared a tip "So powerful in a surprisingly quiet way. The whole cast's performance is incredible. Highly recommended."

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grrrlikestaquitos shared a tip "This isn’t a typical movie but it was definitively an interesting one."

sidney_williams shared a tip "Slow but powerful with unrelenting tension."

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donna_bagwell shared a tip "Beautiful cinematography. Outstanding performances by cast and well, Benedict Cumberbatch. 👏🏻👏🏻"

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Kind_Taye shared a tip "Truly amazing shots here"

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mikebarbre shared a tip "I rather enjoy movies with a slow burn to them. But this just slogged. FOREVER. Brilliant actors, boring as all get-out."

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suzy_bee shared a tip "What the hell did I just watch? This movie was so slow moving and I was not sure what I was watching. I didn’t get it."

lorrie_mcfadden shared a tip "Fantastic web JC has woven. Well done."

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audrey_burriss shared a tip "Lot of the movie is let unspoken, everyone in the movie looks as if they are on the brink of something bad"

reannon_pee shared a tip "Boring"

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portuondo shared a tip "Great movie, beautiful scenery. Slow at times and a real thinker. Loved the ending with lots to think about afterwards."

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toddsimonmusic shared a tip "Worth the watch!"

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keida_istrefi shared a tip "I genuinely did not expect to like this type of movie but the plot twists got me"

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karen_walcott shared a tip "Hmm...slow art house but ok"

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dianna_hughes shared a tip "Holy **** this was bland. Great performances though!"

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joey_b. shared a tip "Elements from the book were left out of this 2 hour film, like Phil's role in the death of Peter's father, a KEY plot point."

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maria_lefkow shared a tip "Our next show?"

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jane_ramirez_99 shared a tip "Amazing acting. An unexpected ending."

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joan_singleton shared a tip "Probably the best film of 2021. Powerful, intense, and will stay with you long after you’ve finished watching it."

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sandra_beechey shared a tip "It is a very intense movie, and the ending is revenge…"

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leslie_g_1308 shared a tip "Unexpected"

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kelsey_figueiredo shared a tip "Incredible screenplay and acting"

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rossellan shared a tip "Great twist at the end. Refreshing LGBTQ+ story."

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rowan_macbean shared a tip "The last ~25 minutes are phenomenal"

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sav_lynn_9960 shared a tip "this movie had such a dark meaning and its actually quite chilling to rewatch and piece everything together"

angela_mcdaniel_5083 shared a tip "Great ending!"

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ioana_kutuzova shared a tip "Absolutely fantastic acting all around! Must see"

michelle_7424 shared a tip "I agree, hard to watch but worth it in the end"

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dennis_papaluca shared a tip "Not a huge fan of it. It’s a movie you have to watch twice to just confirm what you thought of it in the first place."

susan_daher shared a tip "So many twists and turns …"

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celt_ward shared a tip "Was a bit of a slow and boring on the first viewing, but truly brilliant on the second!"

mike_macdonald_7610 shared a tip "Slow to start but it's almost a psychological thriller in the end. Can't wait to read the book. Sorta wish I'd read it first."

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