Logline: A mysterious outsider’s quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
The slow-burn thriller Blue Ruin, directed by Jeremy Saulnier, was awarded the 2014 “Golden Brick” award by the Filmspotting podcast.
The Filmspotting podcast is a real treat and they have done an exceptional job of recognizing great indie films for the “Golden Brick”.
Named after Rian Johnson’s debut feature Brick, the award champions over-looked / under-the-radar films, similar to our mission at Indie Film Picks.
Previous “Golden Brick” winners:
2013 – The Act of Killing
2012 – Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
2011 – The Arbor
2010 – Dogtooth
2009 – Moon