Two people meet just after their previous relationships have imploded, so in an effort to make themselves more appealing, they exaggerate, fib and outright lie, and after they move in together all the deception unravels.
Based upon four of writer-director Donald F. Glut's short stories published in his book TALES OF FRANKENSTEIN: "My Creation, My Beloved" (a deformed descendant of Victor Frankenstein ... See full summary »
Donald F. Glut
John Blyth Barrymore,
Buddy Daniels Friedman,
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In search of a better life, a railroad worker (Foo) finds himself on the wrong side of a group of corrupt lawmen. As the Marshal (Adkins) attempts to control his town, tragedy strikes forcing him to decide between justice and family.
Timothy Woodward Jr.
Sean Patrick Flanery
Aaron, a petty criminal from the wrong side of the tracks teams with his girlfriend's brother to rob a pawnshop. When the robbery goes south he barricades himself in a rest stop bathroom triggering a standoff with the police. As his reality slowly unstitches Aaron struggles to balance his unfaltering love for Laura with the inevitability of his situation. Featuring commanding performances from Aleksander Ristic, Angela Nordeng, and Marcus Johns, IN THIS GRAY PLACE is a memorable, beautiful story of a desperate man clashing with destiny.
At first, I appreciate the director's attempt to create a very poetic and philosophical themed movie. Even I think he was successful in making such illusional atmospheres about certain emotions of human life. Another noticible thing was he divided the movie into certain chapters, using philosophical terms like life, water, air (At a time it felt like a referrence to Avatar cartoon series 😂). But what was lacking was some logical writing; some missing steps from the ladder. When Aaron kills his lover's brother for attempting to shoot the shopowner, it seemed incredible. Even when he later describes how desperate he was to plan for this robbery which is now almost costing him his life, just for helping her girlfriend out didn't seem reasonable enough. And the flexible behaviour of the defence forces made the script weak. The cinematography and the editing was good, I really enjoyed that I got to say. Acting seemed quite satisfactory.
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