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Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin
  • 2013
  • US
  • 92 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jeremy Saulnier
  • Cast: Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves
  • UK release: 2 May 2014

A wandering vagrant returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance when he learns the man convicted of killing his parents is being released from prison.

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Blue Ruin

21 Apr 20144 stars

Backwoods thriller mixing Gothic melancholia with artfully foreshadowed bursts of violent action

A big hit of the festival circuit, writer/director Jeremy Saulnier’s backwoods drama is a twisty thriller that sits somewhere in the jet-black hinterland between Winter’s Bone and the less showy Coen brothers films like Blood Simple or Fargo. The…

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