It is 1972. An abandoned Mexican prison sits alone in the dusty Chihuahua desert. KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits for his contact from the Washington Post. Dzerzhinsky holds explosive evidence against the CIA; information he will trade for asylum in the United States. Special Agent Robert Harper must obtain this evidence and kill Dzerzhinsky or risk the end of his CIA career. As the two men hunt each other they discover that the sins from their past destined them for this deadly confrontation.
Executive Produced by Academy Award nominee James Cromwell, this cold war spy thriller dominated the film festival circuit for two years! An official selection of 46 film festivals, nominated for 53 awards and winner of 29 including 18 for best feature film, A Lonely Place For Dying has been praised by festival audiences across the globe.