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Billy and Sarah, two delinquent teenage lovers from the suburbs of Los Angeles, travel to a small southern town to falsely claim a dead friend's inheritance. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Beau Bridges ... Sheriff Brogden

Haley Webb ... Sarah

Josh Henderson ... Billy

Aidan Quinn ... Cameron Brogden

Lorna Raver ... Belle Brogden

Jordan Bridges ... Earl

Crispian Belfrage ... Eddie Romero
Philip Lenkowsky ... Sly Wheaton

Joel McKinnon Miller ... Sal Marinaro

Nestor Aaron Absera ... Jamie Albright (as Nestor Absera)

Amanda Carlin ... Dotty

Benjamín Benítez ... Officer #1 (as Benjamin Benitez)

Lionel D. Carson ... Officer #2 (as Lionel Carson)

August Emerson ... Joey Marinaro

Eileen Grubba ... Alice

Terence Bernie Hines ... Joe
Phoebe Holston ... Mel
Jose Martin Ruano ... Bible Reader
Ciro Suarez ... Tractor Salesman

Billy 'Sly' Williams ... Boss / Owner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Boyd ... Joey's Friend (uncredited)
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Directed by
Antoni Stutz 
Writing credits
Antoni Stutz (written by) and
Ashley Scott Meyers (written by)

Produced by
Pat Chapman .... line producer
Nate Cornett .... associate producer (as Nathan Cornett)
Jeffrey Coulter .... producer
Cecilia Miniucchi .... executive producer
Gabriella Stollenwerck .... producer
Antoni Stutz .... producer
Donald Zuckerman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Bill Brown (international version)
Jeffrey Coulter (domestic version)
Cinematography by
Gregg Easterbrook (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jane Pia Abramowitz 
Michael Palmerio 
Casting by
Valerie McCaffrey 
Production Design by
Niko Vilaivongs 
Art Direction by
Rodrigo Cabral 
Set Decoration by
Siobhan O'Brien 
Costume Design by
Sarah Trost 
Makeup Department
Kelly Capoccia .... special makeup effects artist
Sherilyn Segal .... makeup department head
Paul Spataro .... hair department head
Production Management
Pat Chapman .... unit production manager
Michael Toji .... post production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bobbie Blyle .... first assistant director
Courtney M. Lovell .... second second assistant director
Noreen Perez .... second second assistant director
Clenet Verdi-Rose .... second assistant director
Art Department
Aaron Bautista .... assistant art director
Jared Berezin .... art department production assistant
Jocelyn Coffman .... property master
Christian D'Amico .... set dresser
Laurel Frank .... set dresser
Andy Hammer .... lead scenic
Helene Leff .... art department coordinator
Matthew Mizrahi .... on-set dresser
Eugene Wyrick .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Robert Dehn .... sound studio manager
Derek Deitz .... foley mixer
Brent Findley .... supervising sound editor
Jason Gaya .... additioal re-recording mixer
Jason Gaya .... adr mixer
Jay Golden .... boom operator
Steven Iba .... sound effects editor
Richard Kitting .... sound re-recording mixer
Daniel Norwick .... sound editor
James Ridgley .... production sound mixer (as Jim Ridgley)
Tom Ryan .... adr mixer
David Staricha .... sound editor
Chris Terhune .... sound editor
Vicki Vandegrift .... foley artist
Jonathan Wales .... sound editor
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Jamison Scott Goei .... visual effects supervisor
Maggie Kraisamutr .... digital compositor
Mark Maccora .... digital compositor
Kevin Derr .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Nicholas Allen .... second assistant camera
Michael Bosman .... first assistant camera
Dan Cassell .... lighting technician
Traci Chartier .... second assistant camera
Jeff Conrad .... assistant chief lighting technician
Jefferson Fugitt .... film loader
Chris Garlington .... best boy grip
Brad Grimmett .... steadicam operator
Hillary Hanak .... gaffer: pick-up shots
Hillary Hanak .... gaffer: re-shoots
Brian L. Hauge .... key grip: re-shoots
Cody Jacobs .... lighting technician
Carlos M. Jimenez .... chief lighting technician
Igori Kamoevi .... grip: re-shoots
Harold Lacuesta .... lighting technician
Robert McFall .... key grip
Douglas Brian Miller .... epk cinematographer
Jon Myers .... steadicam operator
David Navarro .... lighting technician
Gabriel Patay .... lighting technician
Neil G. Phillips .... grip
Dave Smart .... dolly grip
Terry Zumalt .... lighting technician
Casting Department
Kristan Berona .... extras casting
Brian Rowe .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kristin Ingram .... wardrobe supervisor
Isabel Mandujano .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Brian Beard .... digital intermediate editor
Tricia Chiarenza .... color timer
Emily Chiu .... assistant editor
Nate Cornett .... assistant editor (as Nathan Cornett)
Joe Fineman .... post-production consultant
Scott Gregory .... digital film colorist
Eliot Milbourn .... additional digital intermediate colorist
Alex Trudeau Viriato .... assistant editor
Steven White .... on-line editor
Music Department
Gina Amador .... music supervisor
John W. Chapman .... music preparation by (as John Chapman)
Transportation Department
Robert Leos .... transportation captain
Other crew
Daniele Aliprandi .... production intern
Cameron Arguelles .... quality control
Brian Boyd .... stand-in
Michael L. Canale .... production assistant
Jamie Coghill .... production legal
Natasha Espiedra .... assistant to director
Brian J. Garland .... production coordinator
Amber Gary .... craft service assistant
Nikki Green .... craft service
Jeffrey Icuss .... assistant to director
Joseph Killoran .... set production assistant
Erika Kruger .... production assistant
Charmaine Kuhn .... production assistant
Stepka Li .... assistant armorer
Joseph Martinez .... production intern
Megan Powers .... production assistant
Thomas Ramalingam .... production assistant
Roman Salcedo .... production assistant
Lara Talatinian .... production intern
Ryan Toyama .... baseball copy consultant
Marnice Wolfe .... post production accountant
D.A. Woody .... location manager
Vaja Alani .... special thanks
Trish Davis .... special thanks
Terry Decker .... special thanks
Liam Finn .... special thanks
Anne Goursaud .... special thanks
Larry Gross .... special thanks
Albert Hasson .... special thanks
Pete Kastoff .... special thanks
Jon Katzman .... special thanks
Mark Legaspi .... special thanks
Fred Roos .... special thanks
Anneliese Stutz .... special thanks
Hans Stutz .... special thanks
Michael Stutz .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Rated R for violence, language, sexuality and drug use
98 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Factual errors: When the car is stolen from in front of the general store, everybody keeps referring to it as an El Camino, when, in fact, it's a Ford Ranchero.See more »
Sheriff Robert Brogden, Jr.:[to Billy Brody] Sooner or later, I'm gonna nail your maggot ass to the wall.See more »
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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Good movie, horrible sound mix., 6 July 2013
Author: Z32

A lot of reviews on Rotten Tomatoes have been railing on how bad the music is, I thought the music was fine. What was bad, actually, terrible, was the sound mix. My god, I haven't had to sit through a mix that bad in years. I never really thought a sound mix could ruin a movie so badly, but this one did.

As educated as movie critics like to think they are, they are usually clueless when it comes to how a film is actually put together and merely react in a knee jerk fashion to the easiest thing their little minds can grasp, in this case, the score. Don't get me wrong, the score was not spectacular (although I did like the theme music), but it was mixed in WAY too loud, so subtle stings were turned into ear-splitting shrieks. ALL of the sound effects were mixed in way too loud and ruined perspective/context. For instance, there's an establishing shot of an apartment building and way off in the distance there was the flashing lights from a helicopter, but the way the sound was mixed in, it sounded like it was about to land on top of the car that was pulling up. Why the hell would you mix something that is so distant and has absolutely nothing to do with the scene so loudly into the show? Unbelievable. Any scene that took place in the kitchen sounded like there were 30 pots of boiling water somewhere. There's also a scene where Haley is putting a bandage on Josh's forehead in the bathroom and it sounds like someone's filling a bathtub just out of frame... what the hell is that about?

Anyway, ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE MIX aside, the acting was quite strong, particularly from Aidan Quinn and of course Beau Bridges is always good. Haley was pretty good through most of it as was Josh, though there were a few sections where their vibe seemed off. It feels like there were a few large scenes that were cut, so we're kind of missing why the characters mood have changed so much.

Overall I liked the story but it did feel like some of the connecting tissue was somehow missing and it feels like I was rushed through it. The Production Design and Cinematography are the stand outs in this film. The whole move looks great and it's nice to see an indie film that was still shot on 35mm instead of RED. All the sets look really good and I couldn't tell which was a built set and which was a location, which is pretty impressive!

All-in-all, I think it's a film worth seeing (I saw it at the Chinese Theatre in LA) but man, that mix will pretty much ruin most people's enjoyment of the film.

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