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Adrian Arnold ...
Young Steven
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Sandra Gladstone
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Father
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Steven
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Marvin Gladstone
Barbara Lindsay ...
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Ray
John Storey ...
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At a highway gas station/motel/diner where they live, two young brothers witness their parents murder. The younger brother is blinded in the same incident. Ten years later both brothers are still there and the tragedy may have turned one of them psychotic. When the abusive Gladstone and his young and sexy wife are stranded at the gas station it brings out the worst in everyone. Written by Dale Berryessa

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In the dead calm of the desert, a storm is raging.

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Rated R for scenes of strong violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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3 October 1991 (Germany)  »

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Det sista motellet  »

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When Young Steven escapes the killers by jumping out an upstairs window, he lands in the pool and is seen from there by his older brother. The view of his body in the pool then fades into a newspaper photo with accompanying story. Who took that picture, and wouldn't Steven's brother rush to get him out of the pool? See more »

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Father: You got what you wanted. Why don't you just get out of here?
Killer Girl: Well, that's just not our style.
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IN THE NAME OF LOVE
Written and Performed by Scott Monahan
Produced by Robbie Patton, Carsten Lorenz and Scott Monahan
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Rather interesting thriller that has a twist I did not see coming.
6 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

It was not the best film, but still I found it rather entertaining and it passed the time the night I watched it. There is a twist in this one and while I have to say I did not see it coming then, I most likely would have now as when you have seen all those movies like the "Sixth Sense" and the numerous copycats since you are just ready for anything a film can dish out. A very wild and strange couple come to a hotel, where the older brother does not really want anyone checking in. The blind, younger brother though turns on the vacant sign and the trouble starts. There is immediately tension in the air as the couple consists of a crazy older guy who likes to have his way and his younger girlfriend who may or may not be tired of the abuse. During this time at the hotel you learn many secrets, not only about this couple, but about the brothers as well. You find out the older brother is very protective of his younger sibling and why. For all the secrets though the movie still needed a bit more. While interesting, it is far from a top notch movie. Just an okay B movie thriller really.


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