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American Strays (1996)

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The desert can be a lonely place for the people who live there or for those who are traveling through. It is also the teller of different stories including the story of a traveling salesman... See full summary »

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The desert can be a lonely place for the people who live there or for those who are traveling through. It is also the teller of different stories including the story of a traveling salesman whose only commodity is death and the story of a young man who finds that the death that he wishes for is difficult to find. Others are just traveling through, on their way to another place when they stop to eat at Red's Desert Oasis. The food may not be great, and the waitress may be surly, but those who stopped at Red's will find that they are involved in the showdown of their life. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Rated R for strong language, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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13 September 1996 (USA)  »

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América Selvagem  »

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(I Got Spurs) Jingle Jangle Jingle
Music by Joseph J. Lilley
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Performed by Tex Ritter
Courtesy of Capitol Nashville
under license from Cema Special Products
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Intense & Bizarre
26 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Intensely bizarre. Bizarrely intense. This movie is very likable. I, personally, enjoy movies with this type of surrealistic plot that makes more sense emotionally than logically, such as The Lost Highway and The Doom Generation. There are a lot of gaps that are not explained and leave a mystery for the viewer to imagine what is really going on beneath the surface. Even though I am very critical of movie violence, there are many characters who are developed and then killed and I found myself involuntarily laughing at their death scenes. This type of illogic is precisely what makes this movie so compelling.


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