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Sam Doonby, a no-good drifter, enters a small town in Texas. His sudden arrival is met with suspicion, jealousy, and intrigue. His departure is just as sudden, and then the town realizes how one person's presence can matter.

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Sam Doonby
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Leroy
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Laura Reaper
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Cyrus
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Barbara Ann
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Tony
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Lucy Mae
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Jolene
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Rose
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Brad
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Lisa
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Justin
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Jessica Gordon (as Lizabeth Waters)
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Charlie
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Sam Doonby, a no-good drifter, enters a small town in Texas. His sudden arrival is met with suspicion, jealousy, and intrigue. His departure is just as sudden, and then the town realizes how one person's presence can matter.

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Who is this mysterious drifter... the man from nowhere

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, sexual content and thematic elements
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Engaging characters, a clever plot, and a shocking revelation make Doonby a must see.
11 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'd seen just about every movie that was currently running and my choice was between Doonby and Wanderlust. I'd heard nothing about Doonby and didn't find much on-line, so I went with Jennifer Aniston. Can't lose, right? Well, what a mistake. Fortunately, I got another chance to go to the movies and finally did see Doonby. Wow! I was pleasantly surprised how quickly the story grabbed me. The characters were interesting and obviously something was going on beneath the surface that kept me wide awake anxious to find out what it was.

I go to just about every movie that comes out, and I was, frankly, expecting the worst since I'd heard nothing about this movie anywhere. But the cinematography was excellent, the acting first-rate (well, a few of the actors were a little amateurish but you'd expect that in a low budget film), and the script ingenious. I left the movie feeling emotionally charged and excited---definitely a movie that is well worth seeing.


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