Single Shot

Its portrait of foolishness and fallibility, and its atmosphere of inevitable doom, remain sturdy and captivating.

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A Single Shot

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David M. Rosenthal's backwoods thriller starts with a bang: a single shot, aimed at a lone deer, that hits and kills a young woman. The hunter, John Moon (Sam Rockwell, SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS), watches her die before discovering a box of money near her body. In a desperate panic, he takes the cash - hiring a low-rent lawyer (William H. Macy, FARGO) to fight his wife's (Kelly Reilly, FLIGHT) divorce suit - and attempts to cover up the killing. But when he discovers that the money belonged to a group of hardened criminals, the hunter becomes the hunted in this tense cat-and-mouse struggle in the backwoods of West Virginia.
R
Genre
Crime, Drama, Thriller/Suspense
Runtime
116
Language
English
Director
David M. Rosenthal
Cast
Sam Rockwell, William H Macy, Ted Levine, Kelly Reilly, Jason Isaacs, Joe Anderson, Jeffrey Wright, Ophelia Lovibond, Melissa Leo, Amy Sloan, W Earl Brown, Heather Lind
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Jen Chaney, The Dissolve

Sam Rockwell’s last film involved playing a man-child overseeing a decrepit water park during sunny vacation season in The Way, Way Back. Now, in A Single Shot, he plays a haggard hunter in the deep woods, where the clouds never part and his sense of security is completely shattered. It’s a 180 ...

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