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Adam Suraf's rating of the film Small Town Murder Songs

Low budget, independent Canadian mood piece, mixing the drudgery of small town provincial life with police murder procedural, religious hypocrisy, and haunting power folk ballads. The inclusion of the always welcome Peter Stormare (as a rage-a-hol, shlubby police chief obsessed with a murder, amongst other things) is one of the obvious nods to "Fargo", a lofty target, but not entirely unattainable.