TWO DEATHS OF HENRY BAKER (2020) Review and release news

 

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‘A legacy of greed’

Two Deaths of Henry Baker is a 2020 American thriller about a family feud and a bloody battle for possession of a fortune in gold.

Directed by Felipe Mucci – making his feature directorial debut – from a screenplay written by Sebastian Pigott.

The movie stars Gil Bellows, Tony Curran, Joe Dinico, Sebastian Pigott, Dani Kind and Jess Salgueiro.

Plot:

When infamous outlaw Henry Baker (Gil Bellows) is released from prison after twenty-five years, old friends and enemies are waiting for him. The son he left behind, entrusted to watch over his ill-gotten riches. A bearded vagrant with a pistol and a decades-old bullet scar in his stomach. An alcohol-soaked deputy with half an ear on one side. And a burnt-out street hustler with a sick mother and a festering vendetta. The combined misfits track Henry to a dilapidated hotel where he plans to reunite with his son and the secret bag of gold he left behind…

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Review/reviews:

“The no-man-standing conclusion has the whiff of dramatic nihilism, and it’s nowhere as perversely operatic as you might hope it would be. Still, the film projects both a strong intelligence and lots of ambition, two attributes to be heartily applauded. Most of the cast acquit themselves nicely…” The Austin Chronicle

Release date:

Two Deaths of Henry Baker premiered at the 2020 Austin Film Festival.

In the USA, Saban Films will release Two Deaths of Henry Baker on DVD and On-Demand on January 25th, 2022.

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Cast and characters:

Gil Bellows … Henry Baker / Sam Bird
Tony Curran … Sheriff Ron Capman
Sebastian Pigott … Hank
Jess Salgueiro … Marienne
Joe Dinicol … Sam Bird Jr.
Dani Kind … Lucille
Corteon Moore … Brumby
Sergio Di Zio … Lieutenant Eldridge
Nigel Shawn Williams … Carlos
Michael Swatton … Anson Baker
Jack Murray … Roger
Oziah Carreira … Young Henry Baker
Taivus Carreira … Young Sam Bird
Gunnar Burke … Young Hank Baker
Tyler Airdrie … Julian
River Waterstone … Carnal-Worker
Jack Langhorn … Gunman
Steven Vlahos … Clerk
Benjamin Blais … Neal
Deanna Jarvis … Helena

Trailer:

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