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Well it has every hallmark of being a first time indie movie, not that this is a bad thing but it fails to rise above that. For instance, one hallmark of a no budget movie is to beg recognizable actors to do bit parts then have the main character go meet them for a 2 minute scene. Then come up with some way of going to see that person. Now repeat this about 50 times and you have this movie. Even Mickey Rourke as one of the two main actors looks bored in this.
The camera is almost always hand-held. I was getting sick after about 10 minutes. The characters cliché. The renegade alcoholic or drug addicted cop, the ex-con trying to go straight. The plot easily predictable.
Now I give the director/writer/star (same person) big credit for actually getting this made but what a mess.
I can't recommend this to anyone. It's not gritty, edgy or anything like that. It's just a mess.
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