R | | Drama, Thriller
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.
Viggo Mortensen bought many props for the diner and the Stall home from his trip in the American Midwest. This helped him get deeper into his character.
So we keep headin' east?
Leland Jones: Yeah, that's the idea.
William Orser: Stay out of the big cities?
Leland Jones: Uh-huh.
William Orser: I think I'm tired.
Leland Jones: Yeah. Me, too.
As Edie is fumbling to load the shotgun, a white box with extra shells can be seen by the closet door. In the shot of her finally getting the gun loaded, the box is gone.
Before its theatrical release in India in 2006, the film was certified A (adults only), but with cuts. Some of these including deletion of visuals showing a man's face blown off and taking off undergarment during sex were cut on the demand of the censor board, while other cuts like a lady lifting her skirt and showing her undergarment, an explicit sex scene and the sex scene on stairs, were made voluntarily by the applicant after the film's examination by the board.
$364,000 25 September 2005