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Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day will not end well. Written by
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Around 15-20 minutes in, Michelle lights the same cigarette three times in quick succession. See more »
This movie is not entertainment and should be approached with caution. That said, it is a powerful insight into how a certain strata of society lives. You see the boredom and hopelessness and the effect it has on the individual and the family.
The strength of the movie lies in the control and stillness of the main character. This is not a man you want to meet, let alone upset.
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