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Restitution (I) (2011)

 -  Crime | Thriller  -  28 October 2011 (USA)
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A true crime writer investigating a small town murder spree uncovers the devastating truth that changes the town forever.

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Alex Forrester / Bryan Spikes
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Heather
Dave Davies ...
Jason
Michael F. Gillespie ...
Lance William
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Detective Davis / Frank Lawson (as Michael R. Brandon)
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Real Estate Woman
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Clara's Cashier
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Dr. Pinklady
Robert Skrok ...
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Chief Winters
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Miles
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Suspicious Pedestrian
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A true crime writer investigating a small town murder spree uncovers the devastating truth that changes the town forever.

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Revenge Has No Limits

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Investigação Perigosa  »

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After the shooting on the dock, Alex wipes at the blood on his neck. It doesn't come off but he buttons his shirt collar. Later there is no blood on his neck. See more »

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Mmmm. It was OK, in fact, I was surprised. It was better than OK
13 November 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was - whatever - absorbed?

PI unearths plot, and pays the price. OK. It wasn't too noir, wasn't over-hip. Mena Suvari (bra on sex scene contract not withstanding) was real, and genuine, and it could almost have been a romcom. (I don't think I've ever had a sex scene with bras on, personally).

And then, it just suddenly revives. A new character, a new phase, act 2.

And then, suddenly, Act 3. People stop being who they were, and use guns. Who knew? Even, when it all calms down, another twist, and we have act 3.1.

My son-in-law is the acid test. If there are plot holes, he disses the film, and I wish I hadn't suggested it.

This got a 'pass' on his radar, (though he agreed with the 'stupid no tits rule'.

Worth a look. I was surprised, a few times. And that no longer happens often.


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