After surviving a setup by his criminal boss, a hitman rescues a young prostitute and flees with her to Galveston, Texas, where the two find strength in each other as dangerous pursuers and the shadows of their pasts follow close behind.

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Melanie Laurent


Director: Melanie Laurent
Executive Producer: Jean Doumanian, Patrick Daly, Kevin Flanigan, Dexter Braff, Sean O'Brien
Producer: Tyler Davidson
Screenwriter: Melanie Laurent / Based on the novel by Nic Pizzolatto
Cinematographer: Arnaud Potier
Editor: Joseph Krings, Lance Edmands
Production Designer: Lisa Myers
Sound Designer: Great City Post
Music: Marc Chouarain
Principal Cast: Ben Foster, Elle Fanning, Beau Bridges, Adepero Aduye, Lili Reinhart, Maria Valverde, Robert Aramayo, C.K. McFarland
Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Lynette Meyer


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Drew Sykes
Low Spark Films
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Year: 2018
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Crime, Drama
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: ["United States"]
Language: English
Runtime: 90:55 mins