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Return to Sender (I) (2004)

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While fighting for a woman who sits on death row, a lawyer happens upon new information which brings into question the motives of a man associated with her client.

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Charlotte Cory is a young woman convict on Death Row who has built up a friendship with Frank Nitzche through mail correspondence, whilst her attorney desperately tries to appeal the verdict before Charlotte's time runs out. With only days to spare Frank realizes that he has fallen in love with Charlotte and discovers that there is much more to the tragic circumstances of her imprisonment than he first thought - her life is now in his hands. Frank races to solve the puzzle that will reveal the truth, and tell the secrets that both he and Charlotte have been concealing, before it's too late. Written by Andrew Brown

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How can you save someone, who won't save herself?

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Fantastic Movie
27 July 2005 | by (Porto, Portugal) – See all my reviews

I'm just writing to alert and remind everybody what really can be done with a "low budget" and independent movie like I think this one is.

I love this movie, it's story, the characters, the performances of the actors. It's all great.

It has a fantastic ending and I recommend everyone to see this movie.

I really think that this type of picture should have more support for being done. It's the "simple" stories like this one that demonstrate the true beauty of the cinema and not the blockbusters that the main industry continues to support.

I'm not saying that those shouldn't be done, because their fun.

I just think that sometimes and more often, they should support the so called low budget movies so that great, fantastic, human, and simple stories like what this movie represents could come out and be seen by all the people.

The fact is that with the low advertisement that is made to this type of movies, at least in my country (I presume that in the States it shouldn't be much more), only the true cinema "buffs" get the chance to find out about them and see them, and not the common person, as it should be from the start.

If you really love cinema, don't forget to see this movie, because it's one of those few movies that ends and makes you keep remind about them, the plot, the simultaneous complexity and simplicity of the characters, and everything else for a long time.


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