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Smith and starring Ryan Gosling and David Morse. The film, set in contemporary Montanaexplores the relationship between a small-town high school football player Goslingand his troubled coach Morse. A teenager at a personal crossroads finds himself questioning the things that have given his life meaning in this independent coming-of-age drama. Roy does not have an especially close relationship with his mother Evangelline Kelly Lynchand he has not seen his father in years.
That does not prevent Roy from feeling emotionally devastated when he learns that his father has killed himself, and Roy's self-esteem takes a beating when he is cut from the high school Action Bills!
- Tiny Rainbows - The Slaughter Rule team shortly afterward. Roy whiles away his time by swilling beer with his best friend, Tracy Two Dogs Eddie Spearsand falling into a romance with Skyla Clea DuValla barmaid at a local tavern, but it seems that Roy's short time on the high school gridiron impressed Gideon Ferguson David Morsea local character who coaches an unsanctioned high school six man football team when he is not delivering newspapers or trying to score a gig singing country songs at nearby honky-tonks.
Gideon thinks that Roy has potential and asks him to join his team; encouraged by Gideon's belief in him, Roy agrees, and he persuades Tracy to tag along. While playing hardscrabble six-man football helps restore Roy's self-confidence, he finds it does not answer his questions about his future or his relationship with Skyla.
When Gideon's overwhelming interest in Roy begins to lend credence to the rumors that Gideon is gay, Roy starts to wonder just why he was asked to join the team. Jay Farrarfounder of the alternative country bands Uncle Tupelo and Son Voltcomposed the film's musical score.
Filming for the movie largely took place in Great Falls, Montana and a series of small towns in the Great Falls vicinity. The title of the film comes from the term " slaughter rule. The rule helps to avoid humiliating the losing team further. The film premiered in January during the Sundance Film Festival. The website's critical consensus reads, "A bleak but original indie, The Slaughter Rule benefits from outstanding performances by Ryan Gosling and David Morse.
The film has received mixed reviews. While the performances by Morse and Gosling were generally received positively, some reviews of the film criticized the script and the film itself. For example, reviewing the film for The New York TimesStephen Holden praised the performances of Gosling and Morse but opined that the film is "confused" and "doesn't have much dramatic momentum".
Jones, writing in Chicago Readerdescribed the film as "powerful" and especially praised David Morse's performance. Action Bills! - Tiny Rainbows - The Slaughter Rule Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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