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Screener Squad: Sword of Trust

Sword of Trust Movie Review


Lynn Shelton (Humpday, Your Sister’s Sister) returns with another mumblecore indie with Sword of Trust. The film follows a couple, Cynthia and Mary (Jillian Bell, Michaela Watkins), who inherit a Civil War sword from Cynthia’s deceased grandfather. Once they realize it has ‘documentation’ to prove that the South won the war, they decide to sell it at a pawn shop run by Mel (Marc Maron) and his assistant Nathaniel (John Bass). When Nathaniel learns from a YouTube channel he follows that they can turn an even greater profit by selling to a group of conspiracy theory nuts, it sends them on a crazy adventure they’re definitely not prepared for. Justin, Brad, and Lara will awkwardly mumble their way through this review to tell you whether you should put your trust in this movie or not.


DIRECTED BY: Lynn Shelton

STARRING: Marc Maron, John Bass, Michaela Watkins, Jillian Bell, Toby Huss, Dan Bakkedahl

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