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Beneath Contempt
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Benjamin Brewer


The film takes place in the aftermath of a drunk driving accident that killed three high school students and left one alive to be held accountable for the tragedy.

The story follows Sean, the young man responsible, four years later as he is released from prison, and Juna, a mother still devastated by the loss of her son in the accident, as she fails to engage with her surviving children.

 

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GENRES - drama

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Film Info

RUNTIME - 100 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 2011

COUNTRY - United States

LANGUAGE - English

ATTRIBUTES - Widescreen, Color, Stereo

CAST  
Colin Janson Sean Beckett
Melanie May Nora Beckett
Mike Bash Matthew Barnes
Eric Eastman Uncle Rob
Abby Austin Jamie Barnes
Sarah Newhouse Juna Barnes

Director

Benjamin Brewer

Music

Bill Kelson

Cinematographer

Shant Ergenian

Production Designer

Erin Thiele

Sound

Bill Kelson

Executive Producer

Anna Rau

Press

"Benjamin Brewer gets impressive performances from a little-known cast, and skillfully sustains tension during silent sequences and extended exchanges of dialogue." -Joe Leydon, Variety Film Reviews

"...a refreshingly rich and mature work, full of depth and sincere emotion." -Mike Everleth, Bad Lit

"...an impressively elegant and subtle dance of mounting tensions." -Joseph Bellamy, ReelZine

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