A desperate young couple on the run seek refuge in Kansas City.


Collin Schiffli
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Credited cast:
David Dastmalchian ... Gensan
Karen Gillan ... Ruby
David Koechner ... Robert
Jennifer Morrison ... Penny
Richard Cabral ... Hugo
John Doe ... Uncle Doug
Walter Coppage ... Mr. Rios
Sam Salary ... Big Mike (as Samuek Salary)
Abel Becerra ... Paco
Chad Crenshaw ... Glenn
Vanessa A. Davis Vanessa A. Davis ... Slana
Tony Ruiz ... Green Feather's Owner
Max Curnin ... Gas Station Clerk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sergio D. Acosta ... Extra
Katabelle ... Bus Passenger


Gensan (David Dastmalchian) and Ruby (Karen Gillan) live on the fringes of society in Los Angeles, struggling to survive in the face of abject poverty. On a fateful night, they strike out to seize something that has always been denied them, which sets in motion a series of events with dire consequences. Their impulsively committed crime puts them on run from the police. They seek refuge in their hometown of Kansas City, a place filled with the dark secrets that have haunted them since they fled years ago.

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You Can Run From the Past But Not From the Truth


Crime | Drama | Romance


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The sad story of Gensan and Ruby.
12 April 2020 | by TxMikeSee all my reviews

It is not a pleasant movie at all but a very good character study of two people on the fringe of homelessness in Los Angeles. As the movie begins he and she each lose their jobs, for different reasons through no fault of theirs. Trying to make a go of it anyway they soon end up on a road trip in someone else's car that takes them to Kansas City.

David Dastmalchian, who also wrote the script, is Gensan. His partner is Karen Gillan as Ruby, who appears to be a bit "slow" and also naive. They clearly care for each other, she depends on him greatly, but every day seems to be a massive speed bump in the road of life.

I have only seen Gillan on TV talk shows, with her smiling face and very red hair. Here she has short black hair, hardly any makeup, and doesn't really look like herself. But it is a very appropriate look and she plays her role superbly.

This is a movie without happy endings but it probably reflects well on how some people living on the fringes of society have difficulty dealing every day. It is a well-made movie of a difficult subject.

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18 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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All Creatures Here Below See more »

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA See more »

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