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'R Xmas (2001)

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A New York drug dealer is kidnapped, and his wife must try to come up with the money and drugs to free him from his abductors before Christmas.

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The Wife
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The Husband (as Lillo Brancato Jr.)
Lisa Valens ...
Lisa, the Daughter
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The Kidnapper
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Louie
Denia Brache ...
Louie's Wife
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Aunt
Naomi Morales ...
The Niece
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Niece's Husband
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Accomplice No. 1 (as Andy Fiscella)
Thomas Murray ...
Accomplice No. 2
Edwin Martinez ...
Accomplice No. 3
Janis Corsair ...
Shopper No. 1
Anne Ackerman ...
Shopper No. 2
Frank Cuervo ...
Bike Pick Up Man (as Frank Antonio 'Anthony' Cuervo)
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It's a few days before Christmas, and a Latin American couple living in New York City are preparing and packaging their heroin for street distribution. While the wife has her qualms about the ethics of drug dealing, both she and her husband know there's plenty of money to be made in the drug trade. The couple discovers one of their lower-level dealers may be talking to the police, but they soon have a bigger problem to deal with when the husband is kidnapped and held for a huge ransom. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong language, drug content and some violence | See all certifications »
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26 December 2001 (France)  »

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Annabella Sciorra was originally cast as The Wife but she later pulled out of the film. See more »

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Referenced in A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrara (2004) See more »

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Good Film
22 November 2002 | by (Cowpens, SC) – See all my reviews

Abel Ferrara is a great filmmaker, hands down. His earlier works are more violent and mean but great films don't always have to be nice. His later works are toned down but the story and characters are carrying the movie nd no exception to this is his R'Xmas. Well acted and shot great. The shots are interesting and worth watching the film alone simply because the camera movements are helping to tell the story when the characters are not talking. Good flick. ***1/2 out of *****


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