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'In a Valley of Violence' trailer: John Travolta is the law in new Western

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“What’s a priest need so many bullets for?”

“Sinners.”

Writer-director Ti West has sent tingles of fear down the spines of audiences with films like The House of the Devil and The Innkeepers. But his new movie In a Valley Of Violence sends viewers back to the Old West for a tale of vengeance and mayhem.

The film stars Ethan Hawke as a mysterious drifter named Paul who, together with his dog Abbie, finds himself in a nearly abandoned mining town, controlled by John Travolta’s Marshal and his looking-for-trouble son, Gilly (James Ransone). As tensions rise between Paul and Gilly, the town’s few remaining residents witness an act of violence that starts a disastrous chain reaction, infecting the lives of all involved.

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In a Valley of Violence costars Taissa Farmiga, Karen Gillan, Burn Gorman, Toby Huss, and Larry Fessenden. The film will be released in theaters, on demand, and via digital HD on Oct. 21.

You can exclusively see the trailer for In a Valley of Violence above.