• Blood Stripe (2017)

Blood Stripe

Release Date: September 29th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

A Marine sergeant returns home after completing her third tour in Afghanistan. Unable to sleep, wracked by paranoia and anxiety, she carries unseen wounds. It is only a matter of time before she can no longer bottle up her trauma, and a boisterous welcome home party provokes her into an explosive outburst. Her husband is at a loss, and the VA seems to be an impossible option. When she has nowhere to turn, she runs deep into the woods.

Cast: Kate Nowlin, Tom Lipinski, Chris Sullivan, Rusty Schwimmer, Ashlie Atkinson, Ken Marks, Rene Auberjonois, Kirsten Gregerson

Director: Remy Auberjonois

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Keywords: Emotional, Escape, Office, Soldier, Survival, 2010s, Car, Husband, House, Pursuit, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    Nowlin’s performance...is a marvel of inner turmoil and physical exertion. show more

  • 90
    Kenneth TuranLos Angeles Times

    Made with passion, integrity and skill, Blood Stripe is American independent filmmaking at its most effective. It takes on a difficult subject and treats it with an honesty that can't help but capture us from start to finish. show more

  • 63
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    [Nowlin] makes Blood Stripe a solid, compelling drama about the post traumatic stresses unique to women in combat, a film that — thanks to her stoic performance and intimate, unfussy direction — engenders sympathy but never pity. show more

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