Good People

Synopsis: Anna and Tom, a married couple living a normal life want to start a family but are struggling financially. Then, just as they are about to lose their apartment, their tenant who had been renting their basement dies and they find a lot of money hidden there. The money belongs to a very dangerous man who naturally wants it back and both Tom and Anna have to decide whether to keep the money and risk their lives or give the money to the cops and start all over again.
Director(s): Henrik Ruben Genz
Production: Millennium Entertainment
 
IMDB:
5.5
Metacritic:
42
Rotten Tomatoes:
10%
R
Year:
2014
90 min
Website
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What was he doing living in our

basement with all this cash?

Well, he was on disability,

and maybe he had a big

settlement after an accident?

I just don't know why it

wouldn't be in the bank.

So, what do we do?

Hm?

- We call the police.

- Yeah?

[DOORBELL RINGS]

- Anna. Anna.

- What?

- Wait.

- [DOORBELL RINGS]

Tom.

- Help me.

- We shouldn't have brought this up here.

I know. You want to help me?

- Tom.

- Help me now.

I got it. Answer the door.

- Mr. Wright?

- Yes.

I'm Detective Inspector John Halden.

So, Mr. Wright,

what-what is it you do?

- He's a landscape architect.

- Oh.

Yeah. I used to be, in Chicago.

I had a small business,

a little crew,

but it fell apart in the crash,

so we moved here for a fresh start.

We also had an unfortunate

miscarriage a few years ago, so...

- Oh, I'm so sorry. So sorry.

- It was a nice change for us.

So, now I-I do contracting work

odd jobs and manual labor.

- Why London?

- Tom's renovating a house.

My grandmother passed a few years ago

and we inherited the family house,

so I thought I'd fix it up.

Good for you.

So, Mrs. Wright, how are you,

um, how are you liking London?

Anna, please. I'm a school teacher

at Morningside Primary School.

My wife runs a clinic just

down the street from there.

Sterling House? That's a,

uh, women's shelter, right?

Yeah. They look after young women with

drug addiction, take them off the streets.

The government has withdrawn its

funding, but they're hanging in there.

My wife, Marie,

isn't one for giving up.

[LAUGHING]

Anyhow...

So, thank you for the tea.

It was very good.

How long have you been

renting the room downstairs?

Uh, not long.

I mean, we just did it 'cause

we needed help with the rent.

- Three months, maybe.

- Yeah.

And he always paid by cash.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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