“I’m staying in room 125 I said that I’d be out by this evening but it’s been a slight change of plans.” In ‘Sweet Virginia’ the story follows a former rodeo star (Jon Bernthal), with a small time life, who unknowingly starts a rapport with a young man (Christopher Abbott) who is responsible for the violence that has suddenly gripped his small town. A triple murder is committed one night and the professional hit-man responsible has been hired by a local woman to wipe out her husband but two other men are killed in the process.
“I’ve already told you what’s gonna happen if I don’t get the money that I’m owed.” Every character from his loved ones to his business patrons, plays a part in the unraveling of this community. He must face his relationships of past and present to come up against this unpredictable predator.
“This is only gonna go in one direction. That’s just the way it is.” Directed by Jamie M. Dagg from a screenplay written by Benjamin China and Paul China with a cast that includes Jon Bernthal, Christopher Abbott, Imogen Poots, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Abrahamson, and Odessa Young ‘Sweet Virginia’ film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and played at a few other fests this year.
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