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The Levelling (2016)

R | | Drama | 24 March 2017 (USA)
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Somerset, October 2014. When Clover Catto (Ellie Kendrick) receives a call telling her that her younger brother Harry (Joe Blakemore) is dead, she must return to her family farm and face ... See full summary »

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Somerset, October 2014. When Clover Catto (Ellie Kendrick) receives a call telling her that her younger brother Harry (Joe Blakemore) is dead, she must return to her family farm and face the man she hasn't spoken to in years: her father Aubrey (David Troughton). She is shocked to discover her home changed forever by the devastating floods that destroyed the area six months earlier, and Aubrey a tormented shadow of his former self. As she learns what has been going on in her long absence she and her father forge a new understanding, but can it withstand the troubles that they face on the ravaged farm as well as the truth of what drove Harry to take his own life?

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$160 (USA) (24 March 2017)

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$3,040 (USA) (5 May 2017)
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During the 'Shepherds Pie' scene, the pie is actually a vegetarian Shepherds Pie as cast member Jack Holden was a vegetarian at the time. See more »

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Performed & written by Thee Silver Mt Zion (as A Silver Mt. Zion)
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there are only a few movies that make me feel as if I'm spying on the characters
21 August 2017 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

"The Levelling" is one such movie. Shot in a naturalistic style, it truly feels as though you're learning more about this family than you should. It doesn't star anyone recognizable, giving a sense of realism. The young veterinarian's return to her family farm opens the door to multiple revelations not only about the recent tragedies, but about things that have been going on for a long time.

Only a few movies have been this much like a knife in the stomach. another was "The War Zone", about a family that discovers an ugly secret. I recommend both movies, and I'm eager to see Hope Dickson Leach's next movie.


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