"Sword of Trust" is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Lynn Shelton.
The starring cast includes Marc Maron as Mel, Jon Bass as Nathaniel, Michaela Watkins as Mary, Toby Huss as Hog Jaws, Whitmer Thomas as Jake, Dan Bakkedahl as Kingpin, Jillian Bell as Cynthia, Timothy Paul, Lynn Shelton as Deirdre, Al Elliott as Jimmy and others.
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IFC Films on Thursday, June 06, 2019 released the trailer for "Sword of Trust" you can watch here:
Sword of Trust ft. Marc Maron - Official Trailer I HD I IFC Films.
Here is a short review of "Sword of Trust" movie plot summary.
Mel (Marc Maron) owns and runs a pawn shop, with the help of Nathaniel (Jon Bass). However, Nathaniel isn't very helpful as he spends most of his time watching YouTube conspiracy videos on his laptop. Mary (Michaela Watkins) and Cynthia (Jillian Bell) go to Cynthia's deceased grandfather's house in order to sort out his estate. Deirdre (Lynn Shelton), a drug addict and Mel's ex, shows up to the pawn shop and has a conversation with Nathaniel. She writes him a poem as Mel emerges from the back. She tells Mel that he owes her a dinner and tries to pawn a ring. Mel declines and she leaves.
Back at the house Mary and Cynthia learn that Cynthia will not inherit her grandfather's house in contrast to their expectations due to reverse mortgage he took out on the house. They are disappointed and learn that she has inherited an antique sword with a letter written by the grandfather explaining the sword's history. Cynthia remembers the sword from her childhood. While reading the letter, they discover the sword belonged to General Sherman from the Civil War. It was surrendered to Cynthia's ancestor, a field marshal in a battle of the war. The letter also claims the Confederacy won the war.
The two women show up to Mel's Pawn Shop to sell the sword. He offers them $400. They tell him it is too little of an amount due to the documentation. They show him a drawing of General McClellan surrendering to General Robert E. Lee. He doesn't believe them and Mary leaves him her number in case he changes his mind. Nathaniel finds a conspiracy video on YouTube of a man that believes the South won the war and claims he will pay up to $50,000 for Civil War artifacts. Mel and Nathaniel call the man to discuss business. The man asks for a picture of the sword.
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"Sword of Trust" movie release date was scheduled to be on March 8, 2019 (SXSW) and on July 12, 2019 (United States) distributing by IFC Films and Front Row Filmed Entertainment.
The duration of the film is 88 minutes. The film grossed over $322,598.
"Sword of Trust" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.
"Sword of Trust" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 93/100.
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