1 Buck

Synopsis: Shifting from one pocket to another, from one man's drama to another, a lowly dollar bill, 'one buck' takes us on an odyssey through the heart of a forgotten town in Louisiana.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Fabien Dufils
Production: Gravitas Ventures
  28 wins & 10 nominations.
90 min


(ominous music)

(frog croaking)

(wood creaking)

(dramatic music)

(water bubbling)

- Jesus.

- Yeah.

Swamp will eat a body up.

When we found her,

we advised dispatch

and we took a few

pictures before we left.

- Good.

I gotta get closer.

(metal clinking)

Oh, shit.

Get a dive team in here.

Get a list with all

females gone missing

since this shit started.

(somber music)

All right, I'm done.

- Detective.


Detective, is there

any information

you could share with

us at this time?

- No.

All right, you

guys can go ahead.

- Detective, isn't this the

second body in the bayou

in the last two months?

Do you have any

leads at this time?

- Back off, please.

This is a crime scene.

- Headquarters, we're gonna need

a dive team at our location.

Copy that?

(police radio mumbling)

- Captain Lopez, is

there any information

that you could share with us?

- The body of woman

has been found

and removed from the water.

(muffled police radio message)


- [Female Journalist] Should

our citizens be concerned

at this time?

Do we need a neighborhood

watch, a curfew,

or should the FBI be involved?

- We are doing our job.

- As you've just heard,

a female body has been

found in Black Bayou.

We will give you more

updates on this scene

as soon as it arrives.

I'm Kelly with Channel 6.


- [Woman's Voiceover]

I love you, Harry.

There's gonna be

three of us now.

(ominous music)

- [Radio Dispatch]

Headquarters to 207.

Be on route to River and Garden

in reference to a

possible homicide.

207, caller states that he's

out with an unresponsive

white female with an

apparent gunshot wound.

- [Woman's Voiceover] I've got

an important question for you.

- [Man's Voiceover]

Oh, I'm so happy.

- [Radio Dispatch] 207,

the female is going to be

in her mid-30's.

201, 203, 212 be

on route with 207.

(dramatic music)

- [Man's Voiceover] Oh my god.

- [Woman's Voiceover]

You're gonna be a daddy.

- [Man's Voiceover]

I'm gonna be a daddy.

- [Woman's Voiceover]

You're gonna be a great dad.

- [Man's Voiceover]

I'm gonna be...

(woman laughing)

I love you.

- [Radio Dispatch]

Harry, don't go over there.

You don't want to see this.



It's Allison.

(dramatic music)



(somber radio music)

- Thank you.

(bell ringing)


- [Cashier] Hey, honey.

- How you doing, dad?

- [Dad] Good, what a surprise.

- I'm gonna get some stuff

in the back. I'll be back.

- Sure, help yourself.

And I hear your voice

Echoing through the night

You need any help?

- No, I'm good.

- I miss you.

I wanna see you more.

- Marry me.

Go ahead.

I'm not in a rush.

- How you doing, Christian?

- [Christian] Good,

Jake. How are you?

- Doing good, thanks.

- [Christian] That'll be $4.50.

So how's things at work?

- Thinks are good.

- [Christian]

How's my boy doing?

- He's doing good.

- [Christian] Is he?

Be careful.

You good?

- I'm good. Have a good evening.

- [Christian] All right.

- Thank you, ma'am.

- Hey, dad.

- I haven't seen you in awhile.

- Yeah, I just been, you know, going

from work to home. And, you know...

- Busy.

- Yeah.

- Met anybody?

- No.

Been downtown a lot.

- Lucian's okay?

- He's good.

He's really good.

(phone ringing)

- Answer your phone.

Answer your phone.

- All right, what'd

you do this time?

- Nothing.

- Hey!

Good to see you.

- Pop?

- What's up with you?

Haven't seen you for weeks

and you show up

looking like this?

- Thanks, Pop.

(somber radio music)

- All right, you GUYS-

That's enough of that.

Dad, I love you, okay?

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