Retired naturalist and wolf expert Russell Core journeys to the edge of civilization in northern Alaska at the pleading of Medora Slone, a young mother whose son was killed by a pack of wolves. As Core attempts to help Medora track down the wolves who took her son, a strange and dangerous relationship develops between the two lonely souls. But when Medora's husband Vernon returns home from the Iraq War, the news of his child's death ignites a violent chain of events. As local cop Donald Marium races to stop Vernon's vengeful rampage, Core is forced on a perilous odyssey into the heart of darkness.
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Hold the Dark is the first film Jeremy Saulnier directed without also having written the screenplay. See more
Shortly after Russell arrives in the village, he is walking with Medora and a snowmobile drives by, dragging an elk on a sled. However, there are no elk on Alaska's mainland. See more
[in her letter
Dear Mr. Core, three days ago my son Bailey was taken by wolves. This happened twice already here. No one in the village will hunt them, and I am alone here now. I have read your book. I know you have done this before. In my heart, I know that you are able to do it now. I do not expect you to find my son alive, but you could find the wolf who took him. Come and kill it to help me. I know you have sympathy for this animal. Please don't. My husband will come home from ...
You'll Lose a Good Thing
Written by Huey P. Meaux
and Barbara Lynn
(as Barbara Lynn Ozen)
Performed by Lou Ann Barton
Courtesy of New West Records
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