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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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When Will I Learn Not To Cry
Written by D. Cox
Performed by Steve Wilson
Courtesy of GNP Crescendo Records
by arrangment with Ocean Park Music Group
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Very strayed indeed.
13 September 2000 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Strayed persons in a strayed movie. Six or seven scripts, each ten minutes long, rolled into one pointless movie with no direction or redeeming value whatsoever.

Well, maybe a few laughs here and there. But this has been done better, American Perfekt for example. The title says enough, I guess...


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