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A successful author and spiritual advisor takes on a troubled man as a client, completely unaware that the man's fixation on his mother's death will soon put his life in jeopardy.

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An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him and his family for their past sins. Written by Significant Productions

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Karma is Action, Vipaka is Reaction See more »

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Rated R for violence including torture, and language | See all certifications »

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25 September 2014 (Kuwait)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$501,290 (USA) (28 February 2014)

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$1,179,327 (USA) (21 March 2014)
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Quotes

[last lines]
Ben Carter: What you doing, man? Don't do anything crazy, bro.
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Referenced in Cause and Effect: The Making of Repentance (2014) See more »

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Hustla Music
Written by Benjamin Lakey and Glenn Browder
Performed by Ben Lakey
Courtesy of Benair Churchill LLC
Published by Benair Churchill (ASCAP) / Songs of Benair Churchill (BMI)
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Absolutely Miserable
10 June 2014 | by (Lafayette, LA) – See all my reviews

First, let me say that I was born and raised Cajun in South Louisiana. I usually check out the movies that are made in, or are made about, the area that my family and I call home. The acting in this movie was good enough. The writing and plot, however, were terrible. What a horrible message it sends the audience in its conclusion. The other thing is, I can't imagine how they spent $5,000,000! There were no effects or any even relatively expensive looking sequences. I think the only person to speak his honest mind here was kyale100 in his review. Or, maybe he was the only reviewer (besides me) not on the producer's payroll! No disrespect to Ms Milfort, who did a fantastic job in the movie, as well as her angelic addition to La Mer!


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