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“SWAGGERING ONTO THE SCREEN WITH CONFIDENCE AND BRAVADO, THE WEST AND THE RUTHLESS WILL KEEP YOU GUESSING AS IT BOILS OVER TO ITS THRILLING CONCLUSION. GRABBING YOU BY THE FACE AND NEVER LETTING GO, RUTHLESS PACKS MORE GRIT THAN A PRIZE FIGHTER, AND PROMISES A SHOWDOWN THAT WILL LEAVE YOU BREATHLESS.”
— Jonathan Martin, FilmQuest
 

The West and the Ruthless, is an award winning feature film and directorial debut by Nick + Lexie (Nick Trivundza and Lexie Trivundza). The film is a Revisionist Western and produced in association with Old Tucson Studios (Tombstone, The Quick and the Dead, Rio Bravo, 3:10 To Yuma, and The Magnificent 7).

The film premiered at AIFF on April 21st and has been acquired for Worldwide Distribution by Tall Tree Entrainment. The West and the Ruthless was released on Nov. 7, 2017 by 4 Digital and Sony Pictures in North America.  

The European Release was April 26, 2018. 

The West and the Ruthless was released by Sony Pictures in Australia and New Zealand, July 4th, 2018. 

The West and the Ruthless has been praised for it’s performances and cinematography as well as it’s non-linear structure with comparisons to Doug Liman’s film "Go" and the works of Quentin Tarantino.

The film stars (in alphabetical order) Danny Brown, Dan Fowlks, Rebecca Gomberg, Paul Haapaniemi, Alexander Harris, Benedict Mazurek, Will Roberts, Zoe Sloane, with Matt Boone and Katelyn Ann Clark. 

 

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Short Films

Along with our Feature Film, The West and the Ruthless, we've directed several award winning short films that have gone on to screen nationally and internationally in Film Festivals around the world.

 
 
 Around the World in 80 Days, Short Film

Around the World in 80 Days, Short Film

 The Umbrella Factory, Short Film

The Umbrella Factory, Short Film

 Jack the Ripper, Short Film

Jack the Ripper, Short Film

 One Shot, A Film in One Shot

One Shot, A Film in One Shot

 Haunting of the White Sparrow, Horror Short Film

Haunting of the White Sparrow,
Horror Short Film

 Little Red Riding Hood, Short Film

Little Red Riding Hood, Short Film


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