• Blow the Man Down (2020)

Blow the Man Down

Release Date: March 20th, 2020

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Welcome to Easter Cove, a salty fishing village on the far reaches of Maines rocky coast. Grieving the loss of their mother and facing an uncertain future, Mary Beth & Priscilla Connolly cover up a gruesome run-in with a dangerous man. To conceal their crime, the sisters must go deeper into Easter Coves underbelly and uncover the town matriarchs' darkest secrets.

Cast: June Squibb , Morgan Saylor , Margo Martindale , Annette O'Toole , Sophie Lowe , Gayle Rankin , Will Brittain , Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Director: Bridget Savage Cole , Danielle Krudy

Genres: Comedy , Drama , Mystery

Production Co: Amazon Studios,Secret Engine,Tango Entertainment

Distributors: Amazon Studios

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Caryn JamesThe Hollywood Reporter

    This atmospheric, expertly crafted little New England noir has droll dialogue, a female empowerment theme and a sly use of crime elements. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Whitty Screen International

    A refreshingly offbeat noir, one that spices its murder-mystery thrills with a good bit of feminist empowerment. show more

  • 80
    Steve PondTheWrap

    From “Body Heat” to “Fargo,” women have driven the action in noir films before — but the way this one plays out, with AARP-age women holding all the cards in a setting we usually associate with rugged men, feels like a genuinely fresh take on a time-honored genre. And the ending, all cagey glances and serene indifference hiding some seriously twisted stuff, is downright delicious. show more

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