Hold the Dark

Hold the Dark

Hold the Dark

A retired naturalist and wolf expert (Jeffrey Wright, TV's Westworld) is hired to track down the pack of wolves that killed a woman's (Riley Keough) son in this Alaskan wilderness-set thriller. When her husband Vernon (Alexander Skarsgård) returns from the Iraq War, the news of his son's death ignites a violent chain of events. From the director of Green Room and Blue Ruin, based on the novel of the same name.

2018125 minsUSA
Thriller

Hold the Dark / Reviews

Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

Director Jeremy Saulnier made a name for himself with taut small-town thrillers Blue Ruin and Green Room. Both showcased a knack for building tension, claustrophobically in the case of Green Room (Flicks' 4th best film of 2016, incidentally), and then exploding into frequently shocking depictions of violence.

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