BLOW THE MAN DOWN – Review by Martha K Baker

The title refers, of course, to the sea shanty most kids used to learn in the 5th grade. And so this original movie on Amazon begins with that ditty, sung by the fishers of Easter Cove, Maine, on the docks of that little, insular Maine coastal town.

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BLOW THE MAN DOWN – Review by Leslie Combemale

Margot Martindale makes every movie better, but co-writer/directors Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy’s new indie feature Blow the Man Down needs no propping, as things rapidly go from Shakespearean bad to worse in a small New England fishing village named Easter Cove, where there are few ways out, and most of them involve something illegal.

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BLOW THE MAN DOWN – Review by Sheila Roberts

Blow The Man Down, filmmakers Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy’s vivid New England thriller noir, follows the dark humored adventures of sisters Mary Beth (Morgan Saylor) and Priscilla Connolly (Sophie Lowe) whose mother recently died. While Priscilla aspires to keep the family business running, her more rebellious sister, Mary Beth, can’t wait to escape the boring confines of the small fishing village of Easter Cove.

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BLOW THE MAN DOWN – Review by Susan Wloszczyna

Set in the isolated fishing town of Easter Cove, Maine, during a frosty winter, Blow the Man Down is a neo-noir in the vein of the Coen brothers classic Fargo. Initially, it may seem like a bucolic burg populated with brawny men and salt of the earth females who start downing whiskey early and often each day. But just as there was something rotten in Minnesota, there is a seamy underbelly to the goings-on, one that involves in the battle of the sexes, including the fact that the local bed and breakfast is actually a not-too-well-disguised long-running brothel.

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