The Devil's in the Details

Synopsis: After serving a brutal tour of duty, veteran soldier Thomas Conrad is looking forward to a peaceful life at home with his family. But a drug cartel's ruthless enforcer has other plans for him.
Genre: Thriller
100 min

Good Morning, Nogales!

Hi, Daddy, it's me! I wanted

to tell you happy birthday.

I love you so much. Bye!



You coming in?

Um, yeah, I'll be in

in a minute.

Are you okay?

I'm fine.

Okay. So, you know

you're late, right? Mr. uh...

I'm actually not.

Oh, really? Oh, okay.

Yeah, as a matter of fact,

you are.

Oh, I am. Oh, okay, well,

are you gonna fire me?

Um, not if you get in there

right now and sign in.


Oh, hey, happy birthday.

How did you know it's my


I saw it on the company


Ahh. That's good.

I'm impressed you read it.


I'll see you inside.


All right.

Hi, Daddy, it's me! I wanted

to tell you happy birthday.

I love you so much. Bye.

Stop! Ssh!

Mr. Conrad, please wait in here.

Dr. Michaels will see you in a moment.

Stop! Just stop!

You okay?

It's okay, it's okay, it's okay.



Thomas Conrad, right?


Dr, Robert Michaels,

nice to meet you.

You're the doctor?

Yeah, it's part of the job.

He just stopped taking his medication.

All right, all right,

you've got to be a seal.

I'm right, right?

Because I definitely know one

when I see one.

We're here for you,

not for me.

Um, hey, doc, your collar here,

you got a little blood.

Oh, yeah, look at that.

Oh, thanks.

Oh, look at that.

Oh, that's not gonna come out.

So, I read your preliminary files

and the paperwork that you filled out.

So why don't you tell me, Thomas, in a word,

why don't you tell me how you're feeling.

In a word.

Yeah. Simple as that.

All right, I feel lost.

Explain to me why.

Because I feel like

I knew who I was.

But ever since I've been back,

I don't know who I am any more.

How you doing with the


Like lightning I can't control.

And what about the dreams?


This is a safe place. We're not

gonna make any progress...

...unless you're perfectly honest with me.

Yes, sir.

I'm gonna want to see you

five times a week, you understand?

And you must be on time,

without fail. This is paramount.

There's a lot of soldiers out

there who need my help.

Civilian life can be very difficult

to adjust to, so show respect.

Civilian life? You mean like

normal life, right, doc?

Like the white picket fence

and lemonade stands?

For some, yes.

Do I look normal to you?

Actually, you do, Thomas.

Well, I guess we won't make any

progress if you're not honest, right, doc?

How are you doing with the pills?

I'm not taking them any more.

That's what rehab was for, right?

Well, yes it is.

Just remember addiction is a demon

that you have to fight off every day.

I got it. I'm not

taking them any more.

All right, good.

Thomas, your service is admirable,

What you did over there, it means something.

You're gonna have to find


What I did.

What did I do?

You tell me.

How's your relationship

with your wife and daughter?

Is it Selina and Chloe?


How's that?

Um, I'm working on it.

Well, that's promising.

Is it?

And how long have you been


It's been six months.

How do you dealing with that?

Selina, it's me again.

Listen to me,

I need you to really call me

back, all right? Please.

Hey, Selina, it's me,

why aren't you calling me back?

I just really need to talk to you.

I am a mess that needs repair.

How do you plan on fixing it?

Well, I thought that was your job.

Along with your health,

hopefully yes.

Let's just say

I want to rewind everything.

I want to go back to the way it

used to be before it all...

...I want my life back.

That's it.

I don't care if that sounds

clich or...

Not at all, Nothing is even the

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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