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A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his poverty stricken family.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Raphael
... McCarthy
... Larry
... Rita
... Lou Sr.
... Father Stratton
... Lou Jr.
... Luis
... Frankie
Nicole Mancera ... Marta
... Papa
... Alessandro
... Maria
... Heyman
Chuck E. Weiss ... Whizzy
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An unemployed alcoholic Native American Indian lives on a trailer park with his wife and two children. Convinced that he has nothing to offer this world, he agrees to be tortured to death by a gang of rednecks in return for $50,000. Written by Duncan Shine <shine@telecall.co.uk>

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Father Stratton: You sold your soul!
Raphael: No, father, I sold my body. Like a whore.
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El Sisquisiri
(Traditional Arranged by Conjuto Cosmaloapan)
Courtesy of Discos Corason, Mexico
By Arrangement with Rounder Records and Ocean Park Music Group
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A movie worth watching!
27 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

I expected this movie to be a real "stinker" based on comments I had seen. But I was pleasantly surprised to see how good a movie it is. It is a powerful story about desperate people and should have received more attention and respect than it did. The movie could use some work in places, but it deserves to be released.


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