That Evening Sun

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I worked too hard. And too long. I ain't going down without a fight. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, some violence, sexual content and thematic elements.
Released on:
November 6, 2009 (NY)
November 20, 2009 (LA)

Production Companies:
Dogwood Entertainment
Freestyle Releasing

Status: Released

This film is Also Known As:
"I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down"

Hal Holbrook, Ray McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Mia Wasikowska, Carrie Preston, Barry Corbin, Dixie Carte

Director: Scott Teems

Screenwriter: Scott Teems
Script: Based on Short Story

Genre: Drama
About the film:
The film follows Abner Meecham (Hal Holbrook), an aging Tennessee farmer discarded to a nursing facility by his lawyer son, as he flees the old folks home and catches a ride back to his country farm to live out his days in peace. Upon his return, he discovers that his son (Walton Goggins) has leased the farm to an old enemy and his family. Not one to suffer fools or go down easy, Abner moves into the old tenant shack on the property and declares that he will not leave until the farm is returned to his possession. But Lonzo Choat (Raymond McKinnon), the new tenant, has no intention to move out or give in to the demands of the old man.
This sets up a ruthless grudge match between Abner and Choat, each man right in his own eyes, each too stubborn to give an inch. Angered by the betrayal of his son and haunted by recurring dreams of his long-dead wife (Dixie Carter), Abner sets about his own path toward reclaiming his life. Lines are drawn, threats are made, and the simmering tension under the Southern sun erupts, inevitably, into savagery.
Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, some violence, sexual content and thematic elements.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $7,330 (1 theater) | Domestic Total: $281,350
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