A History of Violence

15 yrs 91 minutes 2005 7.4

In this Oscars nominated thriller by director David Cronenberg we meet the restaurant owner Tom Stall. He lives a happy and quiet life with his wife and two children in a sleepy small town in Indiana. Everything changes over one night when he shot two robbers and save the lives of the guests. Afterwards he is celebrated as a hero, but Tom is uncomfortable with his new role. When he tries to get back to a normal life, he is contacted by some threatening strangers who believe he is someone other than Tom says he is. Have the men made a mistake or is Tom's past back to hunt him? Suddenly, Tom is under a lot of pressure, and his life are full of secrets, betrayals and violence.

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Category: Feature film
Genre: Drama, thriller, bechdel approved
Director: David Cronenberg
Actor: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt
Country: USA
Language: English