Small Town Murder Songs

Small Town Murder Songs

DVD - 2011
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When a young, unidentified woman is found dead by the lake, the victim of a brutal and violent crime, Walter, an aging small-town police officer, is called to the scene of the town's first murder investigation in decades. Haunted by his past, and hampered by the mistrust of the community and a state police officer overseeing the investigation, he sets out to solve the murder, complicated by his ex-lover and his suspicion of her current boyfriend.
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by Monterey Video, [2011]
ISBN: 9781569946671
Branch Call Number: SMA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Aug 05, 2017

I enjoyed this "little" Canadian crime film. Interesting to see the lead play a character with at least a few human qualities. Who can forget his effort in Fargo (head first into the wood chipper my old pal!).

May 07, 2017

Robert you ruined it for any one who wants to watch this movie

bultaco67 Sep 21, 2016

I didn't like this film at all. I wouldn't recommend it.
I especially disliked the loud music playing throughout the film.

Dec 13, 2015

shocking, spine-tinkling thriller!

May 28, 2015

Violence lies beneath the surface of a small town in Ontario, but the real star is a fascinating Mennonite culture that provides a unique setting.

Apr 24, 2015

This movie dragged on like a low-budget, boring, Canadian, made-for-TV film. Better off watching Murdoch Mysteries; at least they have some humour in them and some historical value.

The music was inappropriate, loud, and downright unpleasant.

In its favour, we did watch the whole 75 minutes without turning it off....

Peter_92109 Mar 31, 2014

An excellent film. Consider the title, Small Town Murder Songs. The pace and rhythms of a small town are "slow" and predictable (usually). The slow routine is the backdrop of all the drama of the characters.The film captures it perfectly. Murder, so rarely happens that it is the police chiefs first. Songs. Songs about murder? The songs are the few bible verses. This movie is beautifully shot, excellently edited; elegantly directed. and acted. This is not a whodonit, but a beautiful and intense character study. It is above all a call to examine our choices and how these choices affect others.

Jan 07, 2014

Trying to be profound by being less exciting and interesting than the death of an ant.

mmg2681 Sep 16, 2013

A decent movie.

May 25, 2013

Horrible film. The jacket says it grips you from the opening credits. Huh? I have been to a small town where accents were the norm. There is nothing good in a single scene to make me want to see more. Thank God we have FF. To suggest there are 'murder songs' is ridiculous.

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Oct 25, 2012

Ron@Ottawa thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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Oct 25, 2012

Sexual Content: Partial nudity of a slain woman, and a brief scene in a strip bar also showed some nudity.


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