A Violent Separation

Release Date: May 17th, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

In a small Montana town, police deputy Norman Young covers up a murder committed by his brother, Ray. When Norman falls in love with the victim's sister, Frances, family bonds are tested.

Cast: Brenton Thwaites, Ben Robson, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Ted Levine, Claire Holt, Gerald McRaney, Michael Malarkey, Francesca Eastwood

Director: Kevin Goetz , Michael Goetz

Genres: Crime drama , Thriller

Production Co: Productivity Media, Cliffbrook Films, Screen Media Ventures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unfortunately, the themes don't resonate in sufficiently powerful fashion to compensate for the film's sluggish pacing and strained melodramatics. show more

  • 60
    Alex SavelievFilm Threat

    If the directors scaled back on the needlessly-complex tale and tightened the reigns, and if screenwriter Michael Arkof sharpened his dialogue (“I’m a deputy, not a vigilante!” Norm yells shrilly, before absconding to his trailer), they may have had something truly special here. show more

  • 38
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    You get what the filmmakers were going for, even if they can’t quite bring themselves to trimming this down to the leaner, less cluttered neo noir it wants to be. show more

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