With director David Burris’ adaptation of the Ron Rash novel The World Made Straight opening in limited release and VOD today, we’ve been provided with an exclusive clip. The film takes place in a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre and stars Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) as a young man who finds himself caught between the violence of the past and the evils of the present. Fallen Skies star and E.R. alum Noah Wyle also stars in the film alongside Haley Joel Osment, Minka Kelly, Adelaide Clements, and Steve Earle. In the clip, you can see Irvine begging Earle for his life after being injured. Hit the jump to watch.
Here’s a synopsis for The World Made Straight:
In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, young and rebellious Travis Shelton (Jeremy Irvine) finds himself ensnared in the violence of the past and the subtle evils of the present.