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1922 (2017)

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Horror | 20 October 2017 (USA)
A simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.



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Credited cast:
Wilfred James
Arlette James
Henry James
Shannon Cotterie
Sheriff Jones
Harlan Cotterie
Andrew Lester
Mr. Stoppenhauser
Good Samaritan
Unarmed Guard
Train Employee
Female Teller
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pawn Shop Clerk
Bart Anderson ...
Reverend Thursby
Funeral Operator


A simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.

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Thomas Jane previously starred in other movies based on a story by Stephen King, The Mist (2007) and Dreamcatcher (2003). See more »


Wilfred James: In the end, we all get caught.
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Getting ratty
21 October 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Adapted from a Stephen King short story, 1922 is a slow burn psychological thriller of a conniving man who once made a wrong decision.

Thomas Jane knowing that he is too old to be an A lister now settles for character roles. He plays Wilfred James, a poor farmer in Nebraska. His wife named Arlette (Molly Parker) dislikes the farming life and just wants to sell her share of the farm and leave to the city with her son. Her husband can rot for all she cares.

Their son Henry is sweet with the young girl in the neighbouring farm which makes it easy for Wilfred to manipulate his son to do a dastardly deed in killing Arlette.

This despicable act unhinges Wilfred, plunges the family and even his neighbour into a spiral of darkness. Wilfred sees visions of his wife and his house is plagued with rats. His son runs off with his pregnant girlfriend and on to a life of crime.

A fog of doom overhangs them all, Wilfred is slowly driving him insane. The film is well acted by Jane, it is slow, there are some icky scenes with rats. It is essentially a gloomy ghost story.

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