That Evening Sun, the 2009 Indie Memphis Film Festival jury award-winner for Best Narrative Feature, returns to Memphis this Friday, March 19th, for an exclusive engagement at Malco's Ridgeway Four. Don't miss your chance to see this acclaimed indie in all its 35mm glory!
** At the 7:10 pm showing on Friday, March 19th, Indie Memphis will host a Q&A after the screening with Co-Star / Producer / Oscar-winner Ray McKinnon (The Blind Side, Deadwood, The Accountant), moderated by John Beifuss of The Commercial Appeal. -- Click here to buy advance tickets for this special screening!
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That Evening Sun is based on the short story I Hate to See that Evening Sun Go Down by acclaimed Tennessee author William Gay. Hal Holbrook plays Abner Meecham, an aging Tennessee Farmer who returns to his farm to reclaim what is rightfully his. A ruthless grudge match begins when the tenants in possession of the lease and farm refuse to give up the land. The film also stars Ray McKinnon (The Blind Side, O' Brother Where Art Thou?, Deadwood), Walton Goggins (The Shield, Justified), Barry Corbin (No Country for Old Men, The Closer, Northern Exposure), Carrie Preston (True Blood, Sex in the City) and Mia Wasikowska (Defiance, Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland).
In addition to it's Best Narrative Feature award at the 2009 Indie Memphis Film Festival, That Evening Sun has won top prizes at 10 other film festivals including South by Southwest, Nashville, Atlanta, Sarasota, Little Rock, Newport, Sidewalk, Secret City, New Hampshire and Naples International Film Festival. The film also received the Wyatt Award from the Southeastern Film Critics, presented for the film that best represents the South.