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Down in the Valley (2005)

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Release Date
ē USA: May 12, 2006

Budget USD 8,000,000
BoxOffice: $0.4M

Official Website:
Down in the Valley Website

MPAA Rating
Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and drug use.

Running Time
2 hours, 5 minutes

Country USA

Production Companies
Element Films, Class 5 Films

Studio ThinkFilm

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Genre: Romance, Drama, Western

Tagline: Sometimes it's hard to find your way...

Plot: Director David Jacobsenís DOWN IN THE VALLEY plays like a romantic, operatic lament for the disappearing cinematic and real-life icon: the American cowboy. Many of the elements that would fuse, say, a classic John Wayne character are present in Edward Nortonís (PRIMAL FEAR, 25TH HOUR) character, Harlan Fairfax Caruthers: heís polite, soft-spoken, yet stubbornly brave and handy with Colt steel and lead. While at home in Death Valley in the mid 1800s, these characteristics are positively anachronistic in modern-day San Fernando Valley. How else to explain the reaction of a gaggle of giggling teenagers to Harlan as he pumps their gas? One of the teens, Tope (Evan Rachel Wood), is immediately attracted to these charms and invites Harlan along to the beach. A whirlwind romance follows, much to the chagrin of Topeís (short for October) father, Wade (David Morse), who senses there is more to Harlan than meets the eye. Indeed, things begin to unravel when Harlan lies about "borrowing" a horse from a local rancher that leads to a threat at gunpoint. To make matters worse, Harlan ingratiates himself more by spending time with Topeís attention-starved younger brother, Lonnie (Rory Culkin). Eventually, as more of the dangerous demons beneath Harlanís charming veneer reveal themselves,

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 Directed by
 Written by
Edward Norton
Fight Club, American History X, Red Dragon
Evan Rachel Wood
Simone, Thirteen, Practical Magic
David Morse
The Green Mile, The Rock, Contact
Rory Culkin
Signs, Igby Goes Down, You Can Count on Me
Bruce Dern
The Haunting, Monster, The 'burbs
Geoffrey Lewis
The Devil's Rejects, Maverick, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
John Diehl
Jurassic Park III, Stargate, A Time to Kill
 Music By
Peter Salett
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