We Are What We Are

Synopsis: A seemingly wholesome and benevolent family, the Parkers have always kept to themselves, and for good reason. Behind closed doors, patriarch Frank rules his family with a rigorous fervor, determined to keep his ancestral customs intact at any cost. As a torrential rainstorm moves into the area, tragedy strikes and his daughters Iris and Rose are forced to assume responsibilities that extend beyond those of a typical family. As the unrelenting downpour continues to flood their small town, the local authorities begin to uncover clues that bring them closer to the secret that the Parkers have held closely for so many years.
Director(s): Jim Mickle
Production: Entertainment One
  5 wins & 11 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
105 min

storm washed half the town away,

so, we're gonna head down-state to my brother's

and see if we can start over.

I think that's everything.

Good luck, Mr. Parker.

I'm hungry.

Snap pops.

It's for you.

- I don't underst--

- A token to... for last night.

"Kindness shall be met with kindness."

- Is that in the Bible?

- It's in mine.

- Thank you.

- The funeral is this afternoon.

- So soon?

- It's our way.

I don't like to ask, I was wonderin' if you

wouldn't mind watchin' my boy for a spell.

- Too young for these things.

- Of course I wouldn't mind.

I'd be happy to, Mr. Parker.

This is Sheriff Meeks. I'm not here right now, please leave

a message and I'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Hey, Bob. Doc Barrow here.

I found something strange this morning, my dog

actually dug it up, I'd like to show it to you.

I can stop by your place today, if it's okay.

Let me know, please. Thanks.

Where are you, Pumpkin?

You're gonna have to take care of them now.

You ready for that?

I'm the eldest. That's the way it works.

The way it's always worked.

It just... doesn't seem fair.

None of it.

That's for me to worry about, not you.

What if we refused to do it?

We just... we just stopped?

- He would make us, wouldn't he?

- I just wanna get this over with.

And then we have a whole year

to figure something out.

- I just wish we were like everyone else.

- Well, we're not.

- What are you doing? You know you ain't allowed down here!

- I seen the monster, Daddy.

One day, I'll teach you how not to be

afraid of the dark. How'd that be?

- Good.

- Until then, you stay out.

Don't go where you don't belong.


- You always need a watchful eye.

- I'm sorry, Daddy. Rose said he was sleeping.

Rose isn't in charge. You are.

All we have is each other.

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Nick Damici

Nick Damici is an American actor and screenwriter known for such films as Mulberry Street and Stake Land. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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