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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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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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Suburban Harmony
Performed by Telemetry Orchestra
Written by Gavin Angus-Leppan & Charlotte Whittingham & Steven Scott
Produced by Jeremy Allom
Courtesy of Silent Recordings / Undercover Music Pty Ltd
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Unexepectedly Engrossing, complex plot twists
31 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was drawn up in to the story from the beginning, talk about a character driven plot which took an almost eastern perspective in learning to deal with a constant torrent of life's vicissitudes focused on one outcome - being free of it all. Kenny Johnson gives a solid performance as an ex con trying to escape a sociopath gang boss played very effectively by Brad Dourif. Rainn Wilson demonstrates a range of talent that was unexpected as a spineless cousin making me wish he would show up in more straight dramatic roles diverging from his usual comic characters. The end was completely unexpected yet believable. Impressive well written and directed script with a great cast, good music and compelling performances made me glad I saw this one at the Valley Film Festival.


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