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Passion Play (2010)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Romance  -  2011 (Brazil)
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An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.

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In Reno, the former successful trumpet player Nate Poole has a one night stand with the wife of the powerful and ruthless mobster Happy Shannon and one of his gangsters abducts Nate to kill him in the desert. Out of the blue, Nate is saved by Indians and he walks through the desert until he reaches a side show owned by Sam Adamo. Nate asks if Sam has a telephone to make a phone call to his friend Harriet, but he sees a beautiful woman with wings called Lily Luster and he asks a drink to her. Then he invites Lily to move with him to Reno. However Sam kidnaps Nate to kill him with a snake, but Lily rescues Nate with a truck and they head to Reno. Nate plots a scheme to raise some money, offering Lily to Happy. Along their journey back to Reno, Nate falls in love with her and he decides to call off the agreement with Happy. But the criminal finds Nate's hideout and abducts Lily and keeps the angel with him. Neverthless Nate is decided to rescue Lily from Hàppy's fortress. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Love Is Stronger Than Death

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Rated R for language, some sexuality/nudity, violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Toby Kebbell was cast as Happy Shannon, but dropped out and Bill Murray replaced him. See more »

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[first lines]
Nate: Hey, Billy?
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Soundtracks

If you Live
Allen Toussaint - Piano
Christian McBride - Upright Bass
Christian Scott - Trumpet
Kendrick Scott - Drums
Levon Henry - Tenor Saxophone
Produced by Joe Henry
Recorded at Avatar Studios, NYC, January 2010
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Megan fox acts like Diamond on Ring...... Flawless
18 May 2011 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

Well first & Foremost I would like to congratulate Megan Fox for her excellent & mesmerizing acting skills in the movie. It's really sad that the movie didn't get the cinema release & is going straight to DVD & Blu-ray. The whole movie from the beginning to the end is top notch. All the actors have portrayed themselves awesomely. Megan Fox really proves one thing in this movie that she has the talent & skill to perform any role given to her.

Lastly it really sad & heart breaking the audience have lost the taste to watch & praise good movies. For people who are thinking about whether to watch or not this movie I say this movie really will take you in to the world love & passion. Passion like the era of the 60's & 70's or even better. Don't miss your chance to watch the movie & enjoy


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