….drought ravages the land and murders rise.
A movie ripped from today’s headlines
Pray For Rain is a suspense thriller set in the drought ridden lands of Central Valley California. When Emma returns to Bella Canejo for her father’s funeral, she quickly begins to suspect that his death was not an accident. But it may have been murder. She and the town Sheriff, a childhood friend, Nico, begin to carefully investigate the ever mounting number of suspects.
Competing farmers are fueled by desperation, hunger and poverty. Local gangs run fast and loose, terrorizing the community. Environmental activists are believed to blow up a tracker, or two, for their cause. And politicians and land grabbers are fueled by greed.
With every new clue Emma’s life becomes more and more threatened. Her desire to uncover the truth spurs her on. In the end she finds much more than she was looking for: healing, peace of mind, and her life’s true purpose.”
Starring Jane Seymour, Annabelle Stephenson, Nicholas Gonzalez, Paul Rodriguez, John Ducey and James Morrison – a young New York journalist returns to the idyllic Central California farming community where she was raised only to find it has been ravaged by drought and become a place ruled by gangs, violent threats and greed.
Living in fear, she is forced to investigate the suspicious circumstances of her father’s death even though it puts her in great danger.
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Production Companies: Forrest Films and ESX Entertainment
Theatrical Release Date: June 16, 2017
Directed by: Alex Ranarivelo
Starring: Jane Seymour, Annabelle Stephenson, Paul Rodriguez, Nicholas Gonzalez, John Ducey and James Morrison
Produced by: Forrest Lucas, Ali Afshar
Check out the trailer below: