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Desert Son (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama | March 2010 (USA)
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A boy is abandoned in the heart of the desert by his step father. He takes refuge with two orphans who live in an abandoned mining town. The three kids struggle to survive through series of... See full summary »

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James Mann
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Cast overview:
John Bain ... Phillip
Erica Curtis ... Lucy
Nathan Halliday Nathan Halliday ... Jack
Bill Oberst Jr. ... Step Dad
Chauna Wertlow Chauna Wertlow ... The Housekeeper
Elvis Winterbottom ... The Priest
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A boy is abandoned in the heart of the desert by his step father. He takes refuge with two orphans who live in an abandoned mining town. The three kids struggle to survive through series of increasingly desperate and serious crimes. They meet their downfall after a murder weighs too heavy upon their conscience. Written by James Mann

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Left for Dead - You Fight for Life.

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USA

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English

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March 2010 (USA) See more »

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Inyo County, California, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Cold to lukewarm....
24 May 2011 | by clint-d-bryanSee all my reviews

Have you ever you felt cheated at the end of film because you were hoping to get some form of entertainment out of it? This is one of those films. This story has potential. But it annoys me that all the good scenes in this film have no relevance. When I sit down to watch a film I want to be entertained. I don't want to take excessive time out to try and comprehend what is happening and why. I won't deny there are some very strong and compelling scenes in this film, but I feel the director is trying to be too abstract in getting their message across to the audience. To me this seems like the easy way out. I don't need a director's ego(or laziness) getting in the way of a good story.


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