Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
A modern fable set against the rugged backdrop of a Pacific Northwest logging community, this is the story of Lillian, a young woman newly returned to her hometown who becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway, an ex-cop turned violent crimelord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local townspeople, advised by the Sheriff to leave town, Lillian decides instead to take a stand against her sociopathic stalker, and enlists the help of an ex-logger Lester and his laconic young sidekick Nate-the only two men in town brave enough, or crazy enough, to go with her, and go up against Blackway. Written by
Excellent movie for fans of quiet, but intense "small-town" crime movies
This was surely one of the best movies i have seen and strongly recommend this to everyone with the same preference of movie genre. I like these type of very personal crime stories in remote regions very much - and the characters in it. People, who do not talk too much, but acting expressive in their own way. This movie is full of quiet and thoughtful scenes out in the backwoods, but never gets boring or exhausting. From the beginning on, you're in it - and with the main three actors. The story is pretty simple, but convincingly. Anthony Hopkings, a helpfully older man, leading with cleverness, unrelenting bound to a goal, Julia Stiles as a nice woman looking for help and not willing to flee from her stalker, Alexander Ludwig as a silent and not at first glance strong protector. Together on their way trying to find and confront Ray Liotta. Thank you all very much for this movie.
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