<i>Small Town Murder Songs</i>. 2010. Canada. Directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly
  • Small Town Murder Songs

    2010. Canada. Ed Gass-Donnelly. 75 min.

Ed Gass-Donnelly in attendance

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Small Town Murder Songs

    2010. Canada. Written, directed, and edited by Ed Gass-Donnelly. Music by Bruce Peninsula. With Peter Stormare, Martha Plimpton, Jill Hennessy, Aaron Poole. Film noir has taught audiences that bad things can happen in picture-perfect small towns just as easily as in the grimy big city, but rarely have filmgoers seen a film noir that’s also an ecclesiastical musical. Violent, propulsive, and gorgeous, Gass-Donnelly’s remarkable genre mash-up about a local police officer investigating a murder in a Mennonite community is filled with contemporary hymns and set amid a rural landscape of extraordinary beauty. 75 min.

In the Film exhibition Canadian Front 2011

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