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Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

A young man who's been labeled mentally ill is left on his own after his mother's murder. Confused and alone, he's targeted by two different con artists out to make off with his inheritance.

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Albert Burroughs
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Tuey Stites
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Jerry James
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Stan Stites
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Having lived his entire life under the watchful eye of his overbearing mother, Albert must fend for himself when an unidentified automobile suddenly kills her. Free for the first time, Albert quickly responds to the bait dangling in front of him, putting his aggressors against one another in a race for his trust. Using his skills that make him a gifted fisherman, Albert turns the tables on his seemingly doomed fate, capturing the heart of the woman most eager to deceive him, and fooling the man most intent on destroying him. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Rated R for language, sexual content, some violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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$7,517 (USA) (3 June 2005)

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$17,350 (USA) (9 September 2005)
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Tuey arrives to pick up Albert for the second fishing trip. The long shot shows a passenger dressed in orange in the passenger seat. Albert is still standing on the sidewalk in his orange suit. The close up shows Stan in the passenger seat wearing his brown jacket. See more »

Quotes

Albert Burroughs: My mother taught me how to fish... the fishes taught me how to catch them.
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You Are My Destiny
Written by Paul Anka
Performed by Paul Anka
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A drama worthy of everyone's attention
15 July 2003 | by (Provo, Utah) – See all my reviews

I was fortunate enough to view this film at the Slamdance (not Sundance) festival in Park City, UT. In spite of hard wood chairs and a stuffy packed room environment, one could not think of anything else but the events in the movie. Randy Quaid is wonderful as a slimy con artist and Troy is brilliant as always in his idiom. The direction and feel is cruelly realistic to the bite. If you see this film, don't forget your stocking caps, because its COLD out there!


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