Life of Crime

Synopsis: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Daniel Schechter
Production: Roadside Atrractions
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

Blow a hole in you the size

of a basketball close in.

M1 Garand, Army, World War II.

That's beautiful.

German standard issue.

M1 carbine, standard issue.

US Army, World War II.

Lot of people

think this is a Luger.

This is not. It's a Walther P38.

Your dad was in the war, right?

Yeah, tank gunner.

Yeah, but...

Which side was he on?

So, Richard, you're telling me all

these herbs come from your own garden?

Yeah, from the fall.

They're dried now.

Um, really good.

You went and pee in this, did you?

I just fucking with you.

I know you ain't peed.

I could tell if you did, though.

What? What's the matter?

Oh, that. That ain't...

It's actually my favorite.

But, you know, Richard don't think...

Some niggas is all right,

ain't they? Right?


You like that Diahann Carroll,

don't you?

Don't get cute for company.

You talk about her all the time.

But the rest of them,

and I tend to agree with him on this one,

he said they need

to go back to Africa.

The ones on welfare.

Right. Of course

the ones on welfare.

You know, they ain't doing shit.

They ain't

contributing to society.

He said I could stay, though.

At least until we finish the job, you know.

We should get going.

Yeah, you don't...

You don't want nothing?

You don't want me

to follow her today?


No, no. No, that's fine.

We're good today.

We'll get in touch

with you, Richard.

He's incredible. He's amazing.

Listen, all I got to

do was tell him,

"Hey, Richard,

this a rich, big Jew."

And then it's like,

"This is for the cause."

Then he would do it even if he

didn't need the money so bad.

What's he need money for?

Buy more guns? Hitler's underwear?

No. His old lady left him.

Ran off, took Richard

Junior and everything.

No kidding. Yeah.

Now he think that

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Daniel Schechter

Daniel S. Schechter (born 1962 in Miami, Florida) is an American psychiatrist known for his clinical work and research on intergenerational transmission or "communication" of violent trauma and related psychopathology involving parents and very young children. His published work in this area following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York of September 11, 2001 led to a co-edited book entitled "September 11: Trauma and Human Bonds" (2003) and additional original articles with clinical psychologist Susan Coates that were translated into multiple languages and remain among the very first accounts of 9/11 related loss and trauma described by mental health professionals who also experienced the attacks and their aftermath Schechter observed that separation anxiety among infants and young children who had either lost or feared loss of their caregivers triggered posttraumatic stress symptoms in the surviving caregivers. These observations validated his prior work on the adverse impact of family violence on the early parent-child relationship, formative social-emotional development and related attachment disturbances involving mutual dysregulation of emotion and arousal. This body of work on trauma and attachment has been cited by prominent authors in the attachment theory, psychological trauma, developmental psychobiology and neuroscience literatures more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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