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Deepwater (2005)

 -  Mystery | Thriller  -  9 June 2005 (USA)
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A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.

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Nat Banyon
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Herman Finch
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Iris
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Pam
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Gus
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Petersen
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Officer Newhall
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Sheriff Stoddard
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Officer Gray
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Joe Littlefeet
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After recovering from a twisted ankle, the drifter Nat Banyon hitchhikes on the road, trying to reach Wyoming, where he dreams of owning an ostrich farm. However, an incident in a bar results in him stealing a car from the guy that was beating him up. He heads to Wyoming, but on the way he sees a car accident and saves the driver Herman Finch, who owns the Deepwater Hotel. While spending the night in the hotel, Nat is arrested by the police, but Finch releases him from jail and proposes to Nat to paint his hotel. In return, he gives an old blue Chrysler Newport to Nat, and lodges and feeds him in the hotel. While painting the hotel, Nat becomes obsessed with Finch's wife, Iris, and discovers that Finch is a loan shark and corrupt. Furthermore, he hatches a scheme involving a car dealer (Walnut) and his partner, the Indian Joe Littlefeet in the local casino. After the mysterious death of a local and a policeman that had issues with Finch, Nat decides to leave Deepwater; but Iris ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for language, violent images and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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When Nat leaves the bar just before stealing the Red Thunderbird, he doesn't have his crutch. Then at the motel the next day, the crutch is somehow behind the seats of the car. See more »

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[first lines]
Nurse Laurie: Wow, ostriches.
Nat Banyon: You ever tasted one?
Nurse Laurie: No.
Nat Banyon: They're awfully good. Like beef, but more better.
Nurse Laurie: That's disgusting.
Nat Banyon: Could be. All I know is they pretty much raise themselves. Livestock of the 21st century, they say.
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Undiscovered gem
10 September 2006 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Where was I when this movie came out? I don't' remember it EVER coming out. But I was at the DVD rental store and saw this movie, and since all I wanted was to lie down and vegetate, I rented it because the cast was interesting and I thought I'd give it a try. It seemed like a big mistake at first. The first 45 minutes had me reaching for a magazine to read at the same time, because I was sure I knew what was going on, and some of the characters seemed, well, stupid. And I hate stupid characters... but after seeing it in it's entirely, it has really stuck with me.

Rent it, hang in there, and you'll be in for a treat.


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