Ex-con Francine has difficulty adjusting to life in a small lakeside town until she begins working with animals, though she finds herself growing increasingly isolated from the community and embracing forms of anti-social behavior.
In this modern day drama, Oscar-winner Melissa Leo beautifully conveys the heart-wrenching struggle that comes with love and addiction, while also lightheartedly depicting a woman ... See full summary »
A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.
This could have been a decent TV thriller, the storyline itself has some potential. When it comes to this movie it's about as horrible as it can get. I have seen airline safety instruction films with better acting. The mockumentary/documentary style or what have you is the new thing when it comes to making a low budget film. But its not a trick that works every time. More than with any other type of film the characters have to be realistic and convincing. And thats where it goes wrong right of the bat. It lacks other material than just these interviews, subtlety, suspense and good acting. It's getting so irritating on so many levels it's almost hilarious.
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