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David (Josh Wiggins), an urban teenager, journeys to rural Montana to hunt big game with his estranged, "off the grid" father, Cal (Matt Bomer). As they ascend deep into the wilderness, father and son struggle to connect on any level, until a brutal encounter leaves them both with serious injuries, forcing them into a struggle to survive. Based on the American short story "Walking Out."
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Directors Andrew J. Smith and Alex Smith (both of "The Slaughter Rule" and "Winter in the Blood") have a sleeper of a thriller on their hands that could gain Oscar momentum for them, stars Matt Bomer "Cal" (Magic Mike XXL), relative new comer Josh Wiggins "David" (Lost in the Sun - 2016), and the Visual Effects team. While the story starts off extremely slow, painting a picture of an estranged father son relationship, the momentum changes when the reclusive dad and reluctant city boy take off for a winter hunt in the snowy mountains of Montana. It's at this point that Bomer's good looks and memorizing blue eyes, and Wiggins "silent treatment" against his estranged parental figure, fad away to reveal two individuals who must now bond together for survival. Tied into this story is Cal's dad Clyde (quietly played by the living Bill Pulman), who's story (told in grainy flashbacks) helps provide the discussion that keeps Cal and David focused. Cinematography by Todd McMullen ("The Leftovers" TV series) captures the beauty and danger of their surrounds, while Visual Effects (by a number of contributors) brings natures four legged creatures up close and personal. Don't let the slow start of this film make you bored. "Walking Out" is a quality thriller with a touching conclusion.
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