May 20th, 2011



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E.F. Bloodworth has returned to his home - a forgotten corner of Tennessee - after forty years of roaming...

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 6.1/10 (820 voted)

Director: Shane Dax Taylor

Stars: Val Kilmer, Kris Kristofferson, Hilary Duff

E.F. Bloodworth has returned to his home - a forgotten corner of Tennessee - after forty years of roaming. The wife he walked out on has withered and faded, his three sons are grown and angry. Warren is a womanizing alcoholic, Boyd is driven by jealousy to hunt down his wife and her lover, and Brady puts hexes on his enemies from his mamma's porch. Only Fleming, the old man's grandson, treats him with the respect his age commands, and sees past all the hatred to realize the way it can poison a man's soul. It is ultimately the love of Raven Lee, a sloe-eyed beauty from another town, that gives Fleming the courage to reject this family curse.

Writers: W. Earl Brown, William Gay

Val Kilmer - Warren Bloodworth
Kris Kristofferson - E. F. Bloodworth
Hilary Duff - Raven Lee Halfacre
Reece Thompson - Fleming Bloodworth
Dwight Yoakam - Boyd Bloodworth
Frances Conroy - Julia Bloodworth
W. Earl Brown - Brady Bloodworth
Hilarie Burton - Hazel
Sheila Kelley - Louise Halfacre
Barry Corbin - Itchy
Brent Briscoe - Coble
Ben Acland - Clerk
Bear Adkisson - Colt
Robert Beck - The Professor
Claudia Church - Patricia Bloodworth


Official Website: Official site [United States] |

Release Date: 20 May 2011

Filming Locations: Atkinson, North Carolina, USA

Opening Weekend: $9,612 (USA) (22 May 2011) (10 Screens)

Gross: $9,612 (USA) (22 May 2011)

Technical Specs

Runtime: USA: (approx.)  | Argentina:

Julia Bloodworth: If sense was gunpowder, every one of you men together wouldn't have enough to load a round of birdshot.

User Review


Rating: 9/10

Whether or not you are a country fan-or not,this movie is outstanding with great acting and performances from the whole cast. We had to watch it twice to pick up a few hard to catch details, but overall,-Kristofferson, Kilmer ,Duff and Dwight yoakam did justice to this film. Very Dramatic and the story is very well put together. Some nice country music and also some very nice scenes. It tells the story of the 3 sons who all live different lives. Hillary Duff is exceptional in her part. val Kilmer also very good.It is a movie that perhaps needs to be watched twice if you do not grasp the beginning. I highly recommend this movie as a must to watch. Kris kristofferson is a great actor here and deserves all for his efforts. Also loved the songs in the end credits. A great family treat. Sit back and enjoy it like i did.


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