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The Scent of Rain & Lightning (2018)





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When a young woman in the Midwest learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, rumblings in her small town suggest he may be innocent. She begins questioning the police investigation and witnesses, and uncovers her own family secrets to piece together the shocking truth. Based on the bestselling novel The Scent Of Rain & Lightning by Nancy Pickard.

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Maika Monroe
as Jody Linder
Bonnie Bedelia
as Annabelle
Justin Chatwin
as Hugh Jay Linder
Logan Miller
as Collin Croyle
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The Scent of Rain and Lightning is a well-acted, intelligent thriller that ultimately rewards the viewer's patience even if it too often sacrifices narrative clarity in favor of atmosphere.

February 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Enjoyable fare with excellent characters and an intricate labyrinthine plot.

April 5, 2017 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

THE SCENT OF RAIN AND LIGHTNING is yet another impressive modern day thriller, one that puts story and character first.

March 24, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Like a good mystery, the whodunnit is only half of it. It's compelling but the other half is what does it mean for the characters who are searching?

March 9, 2017 | Full Review…

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