The first trailer for the movie has dropped, and it certainly highlights mood over plot or anything else. Based on the book by Matthew F. Jones, the story follows Rockwell's John Moon, a hunter who accidentally shoots a teenage girl and then discovers a small fortune while trying to dispose of her body. But he's soon on the run from killers looking to retrieve their money, and he's forced to defend his life and his family. As our own Jessica Kiang wrote out of Berlin, the movie "features some interesting, atmospheric scene-setting and another standout performance from Sam Rockwell" but it's ultimately a "patchwork" of decent moments that don't quite come together.
"A Single Shot" hits the Tribeca Film Festival later this month, but doesn't have distribution lined up just yet. [The Film Stage]