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A pair of working-class brothers flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.

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Andrew Lee ...
Young Frank
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Mom
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Earl Hurley
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Officer Cook
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Two brothers who are forced to leave Reno after being involved in a hit-and-run accident. Based on the novel by Willy Vlautin, this moody thriller is a searing and profound examination of brotherhood set in the timeless Sierra Nevadan frontier. Written by Polsky Films

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They will do anything to find the truth


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Rated R for sexual content, language, some nudity, brief violent images, and drug references | See all certifications »

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The first American film for Russian cinematographer Roman Vasyanov. See more »

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Jerry Lee 16 years: Can you tell me a story, Frankie? Tell me something good. Make me the hero. Maybe I can get the girl.
Frank - 14: I got one. A long time ago, you and me were fighter pilots in the war. The Flannigan brothers. We were famous. One morning we were heading over to Germany when we got ambushed. You and me versus 20 German fighters. It was a mess. Real dog fight. It was touch-and-go, but we were winning until a Nazi came out of the fog and started firing away at you. Luckily I came down and blew the...
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Fit To Be Tied
Written by Jonathan Clay
Performed by Jonathan Clay
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Could have been better! 3/10
29 June 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Review: I wasn't that impressed with this movie. I found it pretty boring and the storyline wasn't that interesting. Watching the two brothers going from hotel to hotel, escaping the law because of a simple accident, became a bit tedious after a while, and because of the pace of the movie, i lost faith of anything interesting to happen. The acting wasn't bad from Dorff and Hirsch but the script really let the movie down. Its a shame because the concept wasn't that bad and with the helpings of Kris Kristofferson and Dakota Fanning, the director really did have some descent actors to work with. Anyway, at the end of the day, the director really did make a disappointing attempt of a road movie which is no ones fault but his own.

Round-Up: I was quite a big fan of Stephen Dorff back in the original Blade, but he really hasn't been able to top that performance. I don't think that it's his acting style that has let him down. I honestly think that it just has been the bad choices that he has made throughout his career. Emile Hirsch hasn't had a bad career. After starring in movies like Lone Survivor, Killer Joe & Savages, I doubt that this movie will hurt his progress in cinema. I did have high hopes for this film, which is why I'm so disappointed with the outcome.

I recommend this movie to people who are into there drama/thriller movies about 2 brothers who are on the run after a simple car accident. 3/10


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