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A Brief History of Violence
David Cronenberg says his title "A History of Violence" has three levels: It refers 1 to a suspect with a long history of violence; 2 to the historical use of violence as a means of settling disputes, and 3 to the innate violence of Darwinian evolution, in which better-adapted organisms replace those less able to cope.
A History of Violence
It is an adaptation of the graphic novel of the same title by John Wagner and Vince Locke. The film stars Viggo Mortensen as the owner of a small-town diner who is thrust into the spotlight after confronting two robbers in self-defense , thus changing his life forever. The film was in the main competition for the Palme d'Or. The film was put into limited release in the United States on September 23, , and wide release on September 30, Tom Stall is a diner owner who lives in the small fictional town of Millbrook, Indiana , with a loving wife Edie, teenage son Jack, and daughter Sarah.
Sign in. Alex Borstein , RuPaul , and other stars at the Emmys answer our fans' burning questions. Watch now. Title: A History of Violence A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.