Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true story, this gripping and unnerving blend of deadpan comedy, melodrama and raw tragedy is fleshed out by an expert cast, including Willem Dafoe and Chloe Sevigny

  1. Werner Herzog

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Shannon

    Michael Shannon

    Brad McCullum

  2. Willem Dafoe

    Willem Dafoe

    Detective Hank Havenhurst

  3. Chloë Sevigny

    Chloë Sevigny


  4. Brad Dourif

    Brad Dourif

    Uncle Ted

  5. Michael Peña

    Michael Peña

    Detective Vargas

Full Cast & Crew

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done



Status Released

Release Information

  • April 24, 2010


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage http://www.myson-myson.com/



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