Night of the Hunter theme. A boy guarding his younger brother is pursued by a ruthless man who may or may not be his father. The boy has a fortune his real father was killed for, making it more important to the boy than it's monetary value. In Night of the Hunter he has a young sister he must protect. In Undertow it's a sickly brother. The last woman he meets changes him and assists him. The absurdity of taking life for material wealth becomes apparent. Does the predator get the money? Who wins? What do they win? See the movie. Both of them.
The Making of Undertow
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