My Brother's Rifle

A dark folktale of two brothers in tango and one sheriff in limbo clashing in the fictional, rural town of Gump, ON.

  • Adam King
    Director
    Guess Who's Not Coming to Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner? (2015), Mum (2011)
  • Adam King
    Writer
    Mum (2011)
  • Adam King
    Producer
    Guess Who's Not Coming to Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner? (2015), "FaceWash (2015), Mum (2011)
  • March Mercanti
    Producer
    Guess Who's Not Coming to Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner? (2015), FaceWash (2015)
  • Cameron le Roy
    Key Cast
    "Jeb"
    Bro Binny (2014), Avalanche (2014) and Mimicry (2016)
  • Nick Biskupek
    Key Cast
    "Frank"
    Until Death (2013), Leftover (2016) and The Fume (2012)
  • Kenton Blythe
    Key Cast
    "Dawson"
    Looking For Today (2016), Jew Girl #2 (2015), Neighbour (2014)
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED Scarlett
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Lift OFF Film Festival Toronto
    Toronto
    Canada
    Best Local Film
  • Hollywood North Film Festival
    Belleville
    Canada
  • Toronto New Wave Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
  • Toronto Independent Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
  • Hamilton Film Festival
    Hamilton
    Canada
Director Biography - Adam King

Adam is a Toronto based writer, producer, and director. He operates with an eye for capturing the dramatic, a technique he utilizes in his third film, this psychological drama, "My Brother's Rifle".

Adam has been quietly active in the Toronto film scene since 2012, producing and directing his debut film "Mum" (2012), producing "Bow To Your Prince" (March Mercanti, 2014), and producing and directing Guess Who's Not Coming to Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner?" (Best Film - YoungCuts Film Festival | Best Director + Best Editor - IndieFilmTO, 2015).

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Director Statement

My Brother's Rifle is an exploration of the lengths one will go to protect and preserve their faith.