Genre(s): Drama, Thriller
This psychological thriller is based on a novel written by Donald Ray Pollock. It tells the tales of several people reeling in their trauma following the second World War. In Knockemstiff, Ohio, a married man begins praying and building an altar to stem his wife's wife after she falls ill with cancer. Growing frustrated at his lack of results, he turns to ritual sacrifice, leaving his son Arvin Eugene as an orphan. Arvin moves in with his Grandparents in Coal Creek. Uncover the mysteries of Knockemstiff while meeting a serial-killing couple, evil preacher and a questionable sheriff. What end lies in the darkness of this quiet Midwestern town?