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Beyond the City Limits (2001)

R | | Drama, Crime | 5 May 2002 (Sweden)
Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.

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The Russians smalltime crooks Sergei Akotia and Yuri plan to hold up two million dollars from a casino with the inside information of the security guard Troy and the support of two dirty cops. When the two cops are killed, they decide to call off the heist and they kick out their girlfriends Misha and Lexi. Misha and Lexi meet an old friend of Misha, Helena Toretti, who is in a divorce process with the bored and upset detective Jack. The trio plots revenge against the guys and decide to rob the casino with Troy. But the plan turns upside-down with unpredictable events. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A daring casino heist. It can all be theirs if they can get it... See more »

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Lexi: It's not like there's a line of guys around the corner waiting to take care of me.
Misha: Oh, honey. Fuck it. You have to learn to depend on yourself. All men has ever done is hold you back. Especially the one you're with.
Lexi: He's not that bad.
Misha: He treats you like shit. You're beautiful, you're smart, you can do anything. Anything and he makes you believe you're useless.
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Which City Limits?
3 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

It's always difficult for me to find fault with this sort of film. What you see here is simply people making an effort to produce a decent movie.

The story is pretty weak, but at least you can amuse your self with some divergent subplots. The low-quality cinematography was not in the way - except for one of the earlier shots where the hand-held camera drifted me out of the film and into home video. The acting was good and some of the dialogues were very real. The scenes with Field and Esposito were amazingly well-played and Kinski was rather cool.

The film's ending was one of the worst I have ever seen.


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