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The family man accountant Grant travels to Los Angeles and meets the lascivious "Lolita" Marissa in a casino. While in the motel with Marissa, her violent ex-boyfriend Joey surprises them ... See full summary »

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The family man accountant Grant travels to Los Angeles and meets the lascivious "Lolita" Marissa in a casino. While in the motel with Marissa, her violent ex-boyfriend Joey surprises them on the bed, hits Grant on the head, but he kills Joey. Grant brings Joey's body to bury in the desert Zyzzyx Road, but after digging a grave, he finds that the body is missing in the trunk of his car. Grant chases Joey with a shovel in the desert, and when he finds the man hidden in a abandoned mine, Joey discloses a secret about Marissa. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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What happens in Vegas, gets buried on Zyzzyx Road.

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More a novelty, curiosity, than anything else.
10 March 2009 | by (Earth, Solar system) – See all my reviews

I saw this primarily because boxofficemojo. com gave this movie the worst productioncost-to-visitor ratio, EVER! That's primarily because they didn't distribute it.

And showed it only in one theatre world wide But still. Officially, 30 people saw the theatrical release.

But since then, it has been downloaded many more times.

So .... I will give this an A for Effort.

It was kinda hard to sit through.

The story was hard to follow.

But Heigl was Okay.

I liked Madsen as well.


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