About the film: Souder, a homicide detective in a small Texan town, and his partner, transplanted New York City cop Detective Heigh, track a sadistic serial killer dumping his victims' mutilated bodies in a nearby marsh locals call 'The Killing Fields'. Though the swampland crime scenes are outside their jurisdiction, Detective Heigh is unable to turn his back on solving the gruesome murders. Despite his partner's warnings, he sets out to investigate the crimes. Before long, the killer changes the game and begins hunting the detectives, teasing them with possible clues at the crime scenes while always remaining one step ahead. When familiar local girl Anne goes missing, the detectives find themselves racing against time to catch the killer and save the young girl's life.
Rated R for violence and language including some sexual references.
Feb. 7, 2010:
Director: Ami Canaan Mann, Writer: Don Ferrarone, Cast: Sam Worthington
Mar. 21, 2010:
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Apr. 5, 2010:
Cast: Jason Clarke
Jun. 23, 2011:
Title: Texas Killing Fields, Release Date: October 2011
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Ash – QfwfdFqvDlXehrBZ
July 17, 2012 - 22:11
I recently saw the trlaier of this film and thought it's a must-see for me. I think Michael Shannon is hauntingly real in Revolutionary Road and in the short trlaier I saw, I could sense the intensity of his performance. What's more, there's Jessica Chastain in it, and she's one that had impressed me so in Tree of Life. I don't know when the film will screen here though. That I saw the trlaier in theatres doesn't mean the film will be shown any time soon. Like Sarah's Key and Cave of Forgotten Dreams , it takes a whole year for them to come here to my city.Thanks for writing about Take Shelter , albeit I admit I did not venture to read the latter part of your post just want to experience it first-hand. WIll come back to this post after I've watched the film. (P.S. Upon reading your recommendation of The Third Man , I finally got it from the library today. Will be watching it real soon.)Arti I have a hunch you will find much to ponder in Take Shelter. I hope you enjoy The Third Man! DHS