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Sword of Trust (2019)



Critic Consensus: Expertly drawn characters and a strong senes of humanity make Sword of Trust an enjoyable -- if at times meandering -- journey.

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When Cynthia & Mary (Jillian Bell & Michaela Watkins) show up to collect Cynthia's inheritance from her deceased grandfather, the only item she's received is an antique sword that was believed by her grandfather to be proof that the South won the Civil War. The two attempt to unload the object to a curmudgeonly pawnshop owner (Marc Maron) & his man-child sidekick Nathaniel (Jon Bass). When Mel and Nathaniel discover there's a black market for the relic, the two pairs reluctantly join forces to sell this rarefied 'prover item' to the highest bidder. The adventure that ensues takes the four of them on a wild journey into the depths of conspiracy theory and Southern disillusionment.

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All Critics (90) | Top Critics (21)

This is a hangout movie -- and I like hanging out with these people.

October 1, 2019 | Full Review…

It's equal parts spry, improvisational comedy and salient social commentary.

July 26, 2019 | Full Review…

Even when Maron is playing someone who is the saddest and most cynical person in the room (and maybe the whole town), he is a brilliant reactor who delivers pithy comebacks and wry observations with pitch-perfect timing.

July 19, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

A smart, politically barbed comedy about truthiness and consequences.

July 19, 2019 | Full Review…

In this entertainment day and age, originality counts for something, and "Sword of Trust" is nothing if not novel.

July 18, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

A throwback to the kind of rambling, character-driven, micro-budgeted indie flicks that used to be all over theaters in the 1990s.

July 17, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

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