Alejandro, a resourceful street orphan on the verge of adolescence, lives and works in an auto-body repair shop in a sprawling junkyard on the outskirts of Queens, New York. In this chaotic world of adults, Alejandro struggles to make a better life for himself and his sixteen-year-old sister.
Kaveh, a young man from America, walks the roads of southern Iran searching for Dehdari, his recently deceased and estranged father's childhood home. Abdul Reza, a thirty year old truck ... See full summary »
In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple wants his rebellious son Dean to help expand his family's farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family's entire livelihood. Written by
Sony Pictures Classics
When Dean is driving in the ARCA race at Iowa Speedway, it shows him shifting in his race car. On oval tracks like that, the drivers do not change gears at racing speed, only when entering and exiting the pits. See more »
A perfect example of a lesser known movie being better then the studio ones. A true must see. I highly recommend. I say A-.
"When a man stops wanting a man stops living." Henry Whipple (Quaid) is the head of his family's farming empire and is one of the best seed salesmen in the county. He want's nothing more then to pass on the farm to his sons. One of his sons is off in South America with no intent of coming home. His other son Dean (Efron) has ambitions of becoming a stock car driver. When Dean's life starts to slip away from him, an investigation into the family's farm and a horrible event all happens at once the family's future is threatened. I have said over and over that the lesser known movies 90% of the time are better then the huge studio movies. This is a perfect example of that. This is a great movie that really is a must see and I think Dennis Quaid deserves some recognition for this. This is the best acting job I have seen him do. Zac Efron also does a great job but the movie is more then just about the acting. I could go on and on about this movie but it just something that needs and deserves to be watched. Overall, a very great movie but it's not always happy. Great and depressing. I highly recommend. I say A-.
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