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Joe, a rancher in the mountains of Colorado, has his life of solitude interrupted when his luckless son gets paroled from prison and moves back in with him, bringing his ill-fated ways along.

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Joe lives a life of solitude by choice on a ranch in the mountains of Colorado, asking no one to feel sorry for him. A widower, he has his daily routine of ranch chores interrupted one evening by a call from his just paroled son, Dylan. Dylan is a good kid that has a dark cloud that seems to follow him wherever he goes. He hasn't spoken to his father in years and has nowhere else to go. Reluctantly, Joe takes Dylan in under the condition that he has changed his ways. The two slowly start to repair their rocky relationship when the ill fortune that follows Dylan strikes again. The ensuing incident sets forth a chain reaction of events that will cause dire consequences for everyone involved. Written by Parker Wisconsin

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Pretty bad
23 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film, apparently written, produced and directed by a film-industry based accountant, was certainly made on a very strict budget but that fact cannot excuse the lack of character and soul that comes through the lens of the camera. The actors did their best, in my view, in what is a rather interestingly put together idea, concept and material. However, the dryness that comes through the lens lacks emotion, depth and/or conviction. This little movie is one of the, if not THE, most depressive and inane concoctions I have ever seen put together on film. It really could have been good, perhaps, if it had a soul. The execution was not up to par. The end result is a TERRIBLE movie. Try, again, sir...but try not to contrive emotion, it just falls flat. Perhaps, consider a director?


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