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The desperate hour

Noyce, Phillip (film director.). Corkin, Andrew 1985- (film producer.). Sparling, Chris (screenwriter.). Watts, Naomi 1968- (actor.). Gobbo, Colton (actor.). Maltby, Sierra (actor.). Boies/Schiller Entertainment, (presenter,, production company.). Limelight Productions, (presenter,, production company.). Vertical Entertainment (Firm), (production company,, publisher.). Roadside Attractions (Firm), (production company.). Untapped (Firm), (production company.). Naomi Watts, Colton Gobbo, Sierra Maltby. (Cast).

Summary: Unfolding in real time, a "riveting and pulse-pounding" thriller from award-winning director Phillip Noyce. Recently widowed mother Amy Carr is doing her best to restore normalcy to the lives of her young daughter and teenage son in their small town. As she's on a jog in the woods, she finds her town thrown into chaos as shooting takes place at her son's school. Miles away, on foot in the dense forest, Amy desperately races against time to save her son.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786318726467
  • ISBN: 6318726462
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    1 videodisc (84 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Vertical, [2022].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Fil Eisler ; edited by Lee Haugen ; director of photography, John Brawley, ACS.
Participant or Performer Note: Naomi Watts, Colton Gobbo, Sierra Maltby.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for thematic content and some strong language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, 5.1 Dolby Digital, 2.0 Dolby Digital.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
English dialogue ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) ; closed-captioned.
Subject: Single mothers Drama
Widows Drama
School shootings Drama
Mothers and sons Drama
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 11 of 16 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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