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  (in credits order)

Steven Man ... Mickey Lewis

Katherine Randolph ... Katrina Webb

Steven Bauer ... Arthur

Stephen W. Williams ... Ryan Lansing

Robert Davi ... Vincent

James Russo ... Jimmy

Robert Donavan ... Willie

Esther Goodstein ... Belle (as Esther M. Goodstein)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Chriss Anglin ... Art Collector
Kristina Coolish ... Eve
Chance Dean ... Lance

Dana Fares ... Heather Newmark
Paul Gebeau ... Bodyguard

Khris Kaneff ... The Bag Man
Jennifer Pennington ... Delphia Newmark
Kika Perez ... Lizzie Dark

Directed by
Rolfe Kanefsky 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rolfe Kanefsky 

Produced by
Miriam Bertke .... producer
Victoria Burrows .... producer
Michelle Czernin von Chudenitz .... producer
Esther Goodstein .... producer
Steven Man .... executive producer
Original Music by
Christopher Farrell 
Cinematography by
Pierluigi Malavasi  (as Gigi Malavasi)
Film Editing by
Daniel Capuzzi 
Production Design by
Justin Mansueto 
Art Direction by
Paul Gebeau 
Costume Design by
Echo Brooks 
Makeup Department
Christine Ann Jones .... makeup artist (as Christine Jones)
Heide Kacser .... makeup department head
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lindsay Cozart .... second assistant director
Nicole M. Dawson .... second assistant director
Bryan Sharp .... assistant director
Art Department
Khris Kaneff .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Clinton Crump .... sound re-recording mixer
Ryuichi L. Flores .... adr recordist
Matt K. Francis .... boom operator
Canaan Triplett .... post audio supervisor
Canaan Triplett .... sound mixer
Canaan Triplett .... sound recordist
Sabi Tulok .... dialogue editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Marjorie Alexander .... best boy electric
Richard Amador .... first assistant camera
Greg Bradley .... additional key grip
Matt Hoefler .... grip
Christina N. Jin .... grip
Kyle Kimbriel .... additional first assistant camera
Jason Musco .... electrician
Joe Passarelli .... key grip
Gregory Pickard .... gaffer
Ari Robbins .... Steadicam operator
John Schmidt .... additional gaffer
Needham B. Smith .... still photographer
Joseph Walsh .... jib arm operator
Casting Department
Victoria Burrows .... additional casting
Editorial Department
Eric Chase .... high definition colorist
Music Department
Matt Bobb .... music editor
Christopher Farrell .... composer: original score
Tiff Jimber .... composer: stock music
Jeff Johns .... executive soundtrack producer
Other crew
Andrew Brown .... assistant to producers
Lindsay Cozart .... production coordinator
Paul Gebeau .... armorer
Trixie Ginsberg .... script supervisor

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A decent psycho-noir that makes the most of its limited resources, 2 November 2012
Author: darkness_visible from United Kingdom

IMHO the current score of 3.9 out of 10 is too low for this film. No doubt if one were to compare the production standard to The Dark Knight Rises it probably might seem a bit shabby, but that's not the point. It's my belief that we have to judge films to a certain extent according to what they achieve with the resources available. And this shoestring budget production delivered a fairly solid twist-and-turn psycho-noir that we'd all be drooling over had it been directed by David Lynch.

The script, direction and acting were quite strong. Even within the modest limits of available budget there were moments of poetry, some fancy shots, psychological and philosophical sophistication etc. But, sad to say, the film was let down by two elements usually used to hide narrative deficiencies - the lighting and the production design.

Lighting wise it felt there was never quite a full commitment to either Drive-style contemporary film soleil, or classic-era low key noir - instead the majority of the scenes seemed to have flat and characterless lighting that brought to mind cheap daytime TV. I get it that there probably wasn't much money to play with for the production design, but it doesn't have to be expensive to paint a wall. So many of the motel and apartment sets were beige and camel and white with very little wall adornment - paint those walls plum and purple and crimson and you instantly add some Lynchian richness and menace.

The largely Hitchcockian score by Christopher Farrell was good - I've heard his work in some other films recently and have been impressed by his range and creativity. It's a shame he wasn't given more time or leeway to work on the sound design - because even a base layer of subliminal percussion and white noise would have elevated the mood of the whole piece.

Overall I give this film a solid 7 out of 10, although I'll be submitting a 10 out of 10 vote on the page to try to balance out the unfairly low current score.

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