Synopsis: After a heist of a casino, the criminal Addison and his sister Liza are on the run to Canada with their driver/accomplice Theo. Out of the blue, Theo hits a deer and loses control of the car that leaves the road and overturns. Theo dies and Addison kills a patrolman that comes to help them. Then he splits the money with Liza and tells his sister to get a ride to the border while he will cross the woods. Addison leaves a trail of blood in his runaway. Meanwhile, the former boxer Jay, who was arrested for losing a fight, is released from prison on probation and calls his mother June Mills that lives in an isolated house with his estranged father Chet Mills that was the former Sheriff. June invites her son for the Thanksgiving dinner, but he goes first to the gym to collect money that his couch owes him. They quarrel and Jay hits him and believes that has killed him. He flees and while driving on the road, he sees Liza and gives a ride to her. Soon they fall in love with each other. Meanw
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Stefan Ruzowitzky
Production: Magnolia Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

What would home look like?

L don't know.

A farmhouse in the valley,

l guess,

like the one we grew up in,

Liza and l.

L remember hiding

in the orchard at night

looking down

at the lighted windows,

waiting for our daddy

to fall asleep

just so we could

go back inside.

Do you remember that, Liza?


Do you remember that?

L'd imagine him passing out

with one of his

Lucky Strikes in his hand,

the house catching fire,

the orchard,

the whole valley burning up.

So, how's it feel, Liza?

Your first big score?

L don't know.

Excited, nervous,

like l'm spying on someone,

someone doing something dirty.

Yeah, l know what you mean.


Lt's all right, little sis.

Lt's a good sign

when you feel a little bad.


Liza, can you hear me?

- Liza?

- L can hear you.

Are you in pain?

No. l think

l'm all right.


Theo should've worn

his safety belt.


Radio 234, TA on Highway 131.

Liza, can you move?

L think so.

- Then be ready to.

- Okay.

Are you okay?

Can you hear me?

Sir, l hope you can forgive me.


Liza, get the money.

Liza, now!

See if you can get to your bag.

Get anything warm.

L'm sure that officer called for backup,

at least an ambulance.

We can't be foolish now,

you understand?

- Do you have the money?

- Mm-hmm. Most of it.

- Do you have your health?

- L think so.

Let's not dally.

Mills! Let's go.

Pack it up.

You're out of here.

Yo, you be cool, white boy.

- Yeah.

- You be cool out there, man.

- Yeah!

- Come on, keep going!

You got your papers?

You know how to get

your car out of impound?

L'm okay.


Going home to see your folks

for Thanksgiving?

L don't know.

Just let me out of here.



Dad, it's Jay.

Dad, are you there?

Hello, son.

How you been?


Listen, l'm in the middle

of something.

L'll get your mother.

Who is it?


Mom, it's me.

Oh! Oh, my goodness.

Hi, honey!

How are you?

L'm out.

- What?

- This morning. Good behavior.

Oh, my God.

That's wonderful.

Then you'll be here

for Thanksgiving tomorrow?

Oh! l'll make it nice, honey,

just the way it used to be.

What about Dad?

Your father loves you, Jay.

He just has a hard time

showing it.

Listen, if it's more

comfortable tomorrow morning,

he'll be gone hunting.

We can talk about it then.

L just need the keys

to the cottage, if that's okay.

Oh, sure. They're here.

Just come and get them.

Do you need money?

Are you in trouble?

Mom, l've got to go.

Read the sign!

Oh, shit.


"Mohawk" Mills.


Just Jay.

Time really flies by.

Lt didn't fly by for me.

Well, come on in, kid.

Just watching some tape

on a new fighter.

Yeah, you were

really something then.

No one threw

a left hook harder.

You weren't even there, Ronnie.

How'd you end up with my medal?

L just figured

l'd hang on to it,

you know, for safekeeping.


Looks good on you, kid.

- When did you get out?

- Couple of hours ago.

Wow, you came straight here.

L'm honored.

Who tipped off the boxing

commission, Ronnie?

Hell if l know.

Well, how come l was the only one

that took the fall?

How come you were

never indicted?

A lot of questions.

L had a lot of time

to think of them.

L want the money you owe me.

How do you figure

l owe you money, kid?

- The fucking fight, Ronnie!

- Okay, l get it.

Remember, kid,

you were like a son to me.

L don't got a lot right now,

but l've got some.

Some's better than none, right?

Lt's not much,

but it's all l got right now.

Are you fucking stupid?

Do you think you can come in here

and make demands?

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