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Few Options (2011)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  1 July 2011 (USA)
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When a convicted drug smuggler leaves prison after 22 years for one youthful mistake, he just wants to start over and obey the law. But, unable to find work, he's forced to take a ... See full summary »

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Frank Connor
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Helen
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Russ
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Mike Colton
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Cousin Don
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Jillian
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Martha Connor
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When a convicted drug smuggler leaves prison after 22 years for one youthful mistake, he just wants to start over and obey the law. But, unable to find work, he's forced to take a supposedly legitimate job with his old crime partners. And they have big plans for their newest employee. Written by George A. Pappy Jr.

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Meet Frank Connor: After 22 years in prison and 2 days out, he's got few options...

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Few Options, All Bad  »

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When Frank spins the open cylinder of his double-action revolver, we hear a clicking sound. In reality, the cylinder on such a revolver spins unimpeded and makes almost no noise when rotated in the open position. Clicking cylinders are unique to single-action revolvers. See more »

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At My Spheres
Performed by Sandra St. Victor
Written by Sandra St. Victor and Mark De Clive Lowe
Produced by Mark De Clive Lowe
Published by EMI Benelux / Copyright Control
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Terrific film for grownups
30 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a thoughtful, simmering drama about a man struggling to start over and do the right thing, with a strong yet nicely understated performance by Kenneth Johnson. Rainn Wilson has a small but solid role as the cousin who reluctantly lets Frank live in his garage, so long as nobody can see him. If you're tired of crime films with lots of action and little else, here's a grownup character-driven film with an engaging story.

When we screened this film at The Valley Film Festival, it was sold out and got an enthusiastic response. A terrific film from up-and-coming filmmaker George Pappy.


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