Drama | Completed
Cole Freeman, a beloved community nurse in rural Appalachia, sells painkillers to local drug addicts to make ends meet for himself and his ailing grandparents. When a desperate childhood friend returns with a dangerous plan, Cole is forced to take action as he struggles to maintain the fragile equilibrium he’s so painstakingly crafted.
Lucas Joaquin, Derrick Tseng, Braden King
Elizabeth Palmore (screenplay), Carter Sickels (novel)
Philip Ettinger (First Reformed), Cosmo Jarvis (Lady Macbeth)
Stacy Martin (Nymphomaniac), Lili Taylor (American Crime)
" Braden King's sobering drama explores the thin line between helping and hurting. Every frame is saturated with a sense of quiet desperation. "
" An unsensationalized and compassionate look at moral compromise in opioid-era Appalachia. "