A History of Violence

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In Theaters: September 23, 2005 (limited)

September 30, 2005

R | 1h 36m | Drama, Thriller

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Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen) is a pillar of a small town community who runs a diner and lives a happy and quiet life with his wife (Maria Bello) and two children. But their lives are forever changed when Stall thwarts an attempted robbery and is lauded as a hero by the media, attracting the attention of some mobsters (William Hurt, Ed Harris) who believe he is someone else.

Director: David Cronenberg
Studio: New Line Cinema
Producer(s): David Cronenberg, Chris Bender, J.C. Spink
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt, Ashton Holmes, Heidi Hayes, Stephen McHattie, Greg Byrk, Peter MacNeill, Steve Arbuckle, Sumela Kay, Evan Rose
Writer(s): Josh Olsen
Official Site: www.historyofviolence.com
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