• Dead Man's Burden (2012)

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Release Date: May 3rd, 2013

DVD Release Date: June 11th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Tension and distrust rise to the surface when a man (Barlow Jacobs) who was presumed killed in the Civil War returns to New Mexico and opposes his sister's (Clare Bowen) plan to sell the family homestead to a mining company.

Cast: Barlow Jacobs, Clare Bowen, David Call, Joseph Lyle Taylor, Richard Riehle, Jerry Clarke, Adam O'Byrne, Travis Hammer

Director: Jared Moshe

Genres: Western

Production Co: Illuminaria Productions

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  • A taut, efficient and ultimately evocative small-scale Western that benefits from tight scripting and proficient performances. show more

  • The film doesn’t come into focus contextually until the closing moments, but as the bullets fly the rhythm is established right from the outset. show more

  • It's always a pleasure to encounter genre ambition contained in such a sinewy-shot, emotionally resonant, and gorgeously photographed package. show more

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