A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »
This story has elements that call to mind a real misadventure that ended with one person murdering another under very similar conditions. The murder of David Coughlin by Raffi Kodikian in New Mexico in 1999 occurred while both were lost together in Rattlesnake Canyon. Written by
These guys get lost by wandering into 10 foot tall brush at a rest stop. They are in a small valley with a highway running through it.
As they walk the terrain changes remarkably. For the life of me I can't see why they didn't crisscross the valley to find the highway. Any kind of methodical pattern would have taken them back to the car.
This level of cluelessness could possibly be accepted as a reasonable plot device by people who can only navigate by street signs. But, I live in the country. For me it's fundamentally unrealistic. Since the entire premise of the movie crumbles under examination, I can only express my disappointment that Casey Affleck and Matt Damon were involved in this production.
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