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Few Options (2011)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  1 July 2011 (USA)
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When a convicted drug courier 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... See full summary »

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Frank Connor
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Russ
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Christian Stokes ...
Mike Colton
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Cousin Don
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Warden Winslow
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Martha Connor
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Cook
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Chrissie
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When a convicted drug courier 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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Chris tells Frank that the .22-caliber revolver Frank will use for an assassination doesn't require a silencer, apparently in the belief that such a pistol is inherently quiet. But a .22 revolver emits a noticeable report; if noise suppression was a concern, the gun should have been equipped with a silencer. 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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Gritty and real. Strong story with an unexpected ending.
14 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Loved the script and the directing. Strong cast, strong story. The story deals with confronting issues of character that many wish to sweep under the rug or are unwilling to toil with. One is forced to look within and question what their own choices might be given the rescue of a family member betrayed. Where does the fault lie? Cornered and out or resources, you would often not reconcile such a choice unless confronting with making one as is the case here. The acting is very believable and the cast is well chosen. I never left the story, felt fully entrenched within it. Definitely a ride worth taking and worth recommending. A testament of the talent of an ensemble cast and crew.


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