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Meskada (2010)

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Passions run high when hope for a economically strapped town seems blocked by the investigation of a murdered kid, son of a county commissioner.

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Leslie Spencer
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Eddie Arlinger
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Shane Loakin
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Billy Burns
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Allison Connor
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Terrence Lindy
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Daniel Hartfield
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Lyla Burrows
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Emily Cordin
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Carl Everson
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Zack Cordin
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Storyline

Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and a powerful woman in Hilliard. The entire township of Caswell rallies together in solidarity - not to support her and Detective Cordin's efforts to find the killers (who appear to have come from Caswell) but to keep the way clear for a new business with 500 jobs coming to town. Written by Anonymous

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Some crimes find their criminals

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language, some violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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3 December 2010 (USA)  »

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Meskada County is supposedly a fictitious county in a Midwestern U.S. state (probably bordering Ohio), yet an apology letter addressed to the fictitious city of Hilliard incorrectly cites a Canadian province abbreviation (MB for Manitoba) with the fictitious U.S. postal code 21243. Even if the movie were theoretically set in Manitoba, the postal code format is wrong for a Canadian province--U.S. ZIP codes are generally 5 digits (like the 21243 example), whereas Canadian postal codes are 6 alphanumeric characters (example: one of Winnipeg, MB's postal codes is R2C 1G6). See more »

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Eddie Arlinger: They're just bothering us white trash, hoping for a fucking miracle.
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References Let's Make a Deal (1963) See more »

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Big bang start --- fizzle finish
16 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't let my title stop you from watching this movie. It's actually a rather gripping and sad story of a murder and the detectives plight in trying to investigate the case.

My problem with the movie is that it gets a bit thin in spots and you might lose interest in just where the story is going. Some of the dialog seems forced as do some of the action scenes.

The strongest part is the town hall meeting with the heated debate and opinions that stir the plot of this story.

Unfortunately the story ends with loose ends and I when it was over my first thought was .. "thats it?".


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