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Lowlife (2017)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 6 April 2018 (USA)
The sordid lives of an addict, an ex-con, and a luchador collide when an organ harvesting caper goes very, very wrong.

Director:

Ryan Prows
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nicki Micheaux ... Crystal
Ricardo Adam Zarate ... El Monstruo
Jon Oswald ... Randy
Shaye Ogbonna ... Keith
Santana Dempsey ... Kaylee
Mark Burnham ... Teddy 'Bear' Haynes
Jose Rosete ... Agent Fowler
Jearnest Corchado ... Gabriella
Clayton Cardenas ... Wayne Hernandez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Olivia Benavides Olivia Benavides ... Rosa Maria
Olivia Lynn Benavides ... Rosa Maria
Rich Cassone ... Patron in Bedazzled Jeans
Brett Easton ... ICE Agent
Josh Fried ... ICE Agent
Kelli Jordan ... Nessa
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Storyline

Tarantino-esque gruesome yet darkly comedic crime thriller drama set in a poverty and crime ridden L.A. neighborhood. Split in three intermingling segments titled "Monsters," "Fiends," and "Thugs", the story follows several desperate seedy characters who all have ties to Teddy, a local mass murdering crime boss and white slaver who kidnaps and murders illegal immigrants for their organs or enslaves them for his prostitution/rape ring. El Monstruo is a failed luchador who never breaks character, suffers from violent blackouts and works as Teddy's top henchman while trying to ignore the various horrifying aspects of the job. He's expecting a baby with Kaylee, a woman given as child to Teddy by her mother Crystal, and hopes that his child will fill the shoes of El Monstruo's legendary and heroic luchador father, something that El Monstruo failed to do and is ridden with guild over it. Keith is Teddy's accountant whose committed a crime in his younger days but never served time since his ...

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Blessed Are The Meek


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Nicki Micheaux stated that, after reading the script, she was worried that the characters were too crazy for her to play. She eventually decided to trust the director and took on the role of Crystal. See more »

Quotes

Kaylee: You put that mask on you can never take it off
Randy: I don't want to see my fucking face again anyway
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Superb.
7 October 2018 | by james-2374See all my reviews

At times gory, a gritty, enjoyable romp. Dark humour, you won't be disappointed.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

6 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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