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Missy Mills
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Alex Walker
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Phillip Mills
Jorge Cervera Jr. ...
Captain Diaz
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Detective Ortega
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Felix Crawley
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Rosita
José Escandón ...
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Álvaro Carcaño ...
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Pedro Altamirano ...
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Anilú Pardo ...
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Alejandro Bracho ...
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US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy (Rosanna Arquette). The three develop a curiously inter-dependent relationship. Meanwhile, Police Captain Diaz and Detective Ortega are closing in and the plot circle is closed at Tapachula rail station amidst a stack of mistakes and wrong decisions. Written by Prof Robin Marshall <robin@m2.ph.man.ac.uk>

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Caminhos Errados  »

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TELEFONO A LARGA DISTANCIA
Written by Aniceto Diaz
Performed by the Municipal Orchestra of Veracruz
Published by Peer International Corporation
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Arquette oozes sexuality .................
18 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rosanna Arquette oozes sexuality. Kevin Anderson plays a sailor wrongly accused of murder. John Lithgow plays a character that seems better suited to Dennis Hopper, drinking and insulting his way through the film. These three are thrown together in an extended road trip along the back roads of rural Mexico, while being pursued by the police. Nothing is certain as half-truths, double deals, and double crosses, unfold. Unfortunately not a lot happens in "The Wrong Man", but the acting is solid, and it is difficult to turn away from Rosanna Arquette in skimpy outfits, or topless. There is not a lot of action and at times things get quite talky, however watching Arquette can quickly make you forget any minor faults the movie may have. - MERK


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