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Mummy an' the Armadillo (2004)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  29 January 2004 (USA)
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A young woman stops at a rundown roadside diner during a dark and stormy night which sets in motion a series of events that bring out dark secrets, psychological quotes, and more.

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Set entirely at a run-down roadside diner in Arizona, called The Armadillo Cafe, a shady tourist, named Sarah, stops for a rest at the deserted place run by a wary young woman, named Billie, and her dysfunctional and deranged family whom include her psychotic, alcoholic mother Let and her two sons; the retarded Wyatte and the crazed cowboy Jesse whom tie up and hold Sarah hostage when she begins asking too many questions about their pasts and is subjected to their mind games and physical and mental torture to find out her connection to the family and dark secrets they hold. Written by Matt Patay

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Rated R for violence and terror, strong sexual dialogue and language
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Sarah: If it wouldn't be too much trouble, could you please untie me.
Let: Not until I get to the bottom of this.
Sarah: Please...please, these ropes are cutting off my circulation
Let: If you wouldn't squirm about like a gopher in a trap, you'd be fine.
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This is an intense film!
3 May 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I had the chance to see this film at the Houston Film Festival. It took me for quite a ride which is what I love about it. It had me right from the opening credits. Johnathon Schaech has some incredibly eerie scenes and one-liners that will stick in my head for quite some time. The cast put in tremendous performances and I found it fascinating to see Clare Kramer in such a serious role that I wasn't used to seeing her in. She did a great job with it. The story is quite twisted and will surely have a cult following. As it unfolds, it gets more and more disturbing until it all comes together at the end with nice shocking twist. The top-notch production value, incredible acting and very twisted story make this a fantastic ride in my book and well worth seeing.


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