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Road Ends (1997)

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Sheriff Ben Gilchrist
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Gene Gere
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Esteban Maceda
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Armacost
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Kat
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Roger Modine
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Arliss
Patricia Van Ingen ...
Mama
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Orosco
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Mexican Suit
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Smoothie
Steve Larson ...
Surfer
Marte Boyle Slout ...
Matron
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John Jabaley ...
The Rube
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Esteban, a mysterious figure involved in a drug deal of some kind, arrives in a quiet desert town. He signs in at the local hotel using the name 'Gene Gere', which happens to be the name of an FBI agent in Los Angeles working on the same drug deal. While Gere tries to track down Esteban's whereabouts, the town's sheriff is also starting to get suspicious about the stranger's activities. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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The town where Maceda hides out to await Orosco is called Diesirae. "Dies Irae" is a Latin phrase meaning "day of wrath". See more »

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Written by Raul Pacheco, Jose Espinosa & Ulises bella
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Better than expected
17 September 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Not a great movie but a good one. The story line was a bit more unusual than expected. I liked the way the tension was created between the sheriff and the newcomer and the way that was resolved. I enjoyed the two town oldsters - just enough light relief without being too comical and detracting from the main plot. I didn't quite grasp how all the baddies knew the destination town but that could be something I just didn't pick up on rather than an omission in the script. I didn't think it was too violent at all. Given the situation and story line, the level of violence was appropriate. It was entertaining; compelling, and the acting was very good to excellent. I liked it.


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