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Scenes of the Crime (2001)

R  |   |  Thriller, Drama, Action  |  15 August 2002 (Israel)
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A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is killed by a rival crime boss.

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Lenny Burroughs is a struggling auto mechanic who serves as part-time driver for local gangster Rick in order to earn enough to buy his own garage and pay for his upcoming marriage. Unbeknownst to Lenny, his assignment includes kidnapping Jimmy Berg, an important gang kingpin who has robbed rival criminal Trevor Morrison of over $7 million dollars and killed three of his men including the son of Morrison's partner. The plan is for Morrison to trade Berg back to his partner, Steve Wayne, in exchange for the return of his money, a million dollar indemnity, and a percentage of union municipal contracts which are very profitable for the politically savvy Wayne. However, something goes wrong. Rick contradicts Trevor's plans and seems to be following the agenda of an unknown third party by ordering Lenny to a side street instead of the agreed-upon location. When he leaves the van, he's immediately run down by Wayne's men, who execute him gangland style. Fearing he'll be killed too, Lenny ... Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Escenas de un crimen  »

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Jimmy Berg: [to Lenny] Your life as you knew it up to this morning is over forever.
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What happened to the ending?
4 May 2004 | by (St. Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

I recently caught this movie on cable. While the production values definitely had a lower budget, indie feel I thought the movie was quite good. I love small scale action drama movies and this was an excellent example...up until the end. The movie ends very abruptly and with a completely unnecessary cliffhanger that is resolved literally seconds later. To me it felt like an ending that was deliberately placed there by one of these possibilities:

1. The production ran out of money. They wanted to shoot a better ending but simply couldn't due to budget.

2. The studio pressured the director to make a cut, and so to spite them she literally took a meat cleaver to the film.

When the realities of film making tend to stick their noses so blatantly into a movie it tends to ruin the rest of it for me.

I give it a six out of ten, but I will definitely keep eye open for this director in the future.


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