That Evening Sun is a drama movie based on a short story I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down by William Gay. The movie written and directed by Scott Teems, stars: Hal Holbrook as Abner Meecham , Ray McKinnon as Lonzo Choat, Walton Goggins as Paul Meecham, Mia Wasikowska as Pamela Choat, Carrie Preston as Ludie Choat, Barry Corbin as Thurl Chessor and Dixie Carter as Ellen Meecham. The movie will release on November 06, 2009 by Freestyle Releasing. In the movie, Abner Meecham, an aging Tennessee farmer discarded to a nursing facility by his lawyer son, flees the old folks home and catches a ride back to his country farm to live out his days in peace. Upon his return, he discovers that his son has leased the farm to an old enemy and his family.

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Not one to suffer fools or go down easy, Abner moves into the old tenant shack on the property and declares that he will not leave until the farm is returned to his possession. But Lonzo Choat, the new tenant, has no intention to move out or give in to the demands of the old man. This sets up a ruthless grudge match between Abner and Choat, each man right in his own eyes, each too stubborn to give an inch. Angered by the betrayal of his son and haunted by recurring dreams of his long-dead wife, Abner sets about his own path toward reclaiming his life. Lines are drawn, threats are made, and the simmering tension under the Southern sun erupts, inevitably, into savagery.

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  1. Unknown Says,

    I saw this movie at FilmColumbia this weekend and it was incredible! All of the acting was amazing, but Hal Holbrook and Ray McKinnon really take it to a whole new level. It's getting released Nov 6 here in NYC, I hope it gets a national release soon!

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