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Summary: Jerry is a Marine reservist who was a young patriot and idealist when he served in the first Gulf War. But when he is called up for deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq, Jerry is a father of three; older and embittered by a life besieged by broken promises, and unfulfilled desires. Jerry returns a changed man, transformed by horrors committed that go beyond comprehension and sanity, pain inflicted that cannot be forgiven. He lives a life of poverty, his children afraid of his unexplained outbursts of rage, his wife, Nora, unsympathetic to the nosebleeds and night terrors he suffers. She hides money her sons earn from their paper route in case they need to leave. Their crowded trailer home becomes a prison. His failure as a man, his actions as a soldier, is the punishment which they share. He realizes that the respect and dignity he has spent his life trying to achieve will always elude him. When Jerry discovers that Nora has betrayed him, his anger and despair drive him to commit an act so heinous and irreversible that nothing he has experienced in combat could have prepared him for. (Badland Corporation)
Runtime: 165 min
Rating: Rated R for some strong disturbing violence and pervasive language.
Production: Badland Corporation
Genre: Drama
Countries: USA, Germany
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 24, 2009
Director Credit
Francesco Lucente Director
Writer Credit
Francesco Lucente Writer
Cast Credit
Amy Cook Kid At Playground #3
Chandra West Oli Danilou
Dennis Corrie Fire Captain Baker
Grace Fulton Celina Rice
Harvey Bourassa Cafe Customer #1
Jake Church Stevie
Jamie Draven Jerry Rice
Jenae Adam Kid At Playground #1
Joe Morton Max Astin
Larry Austin Motel Owner
Louie Campbell Ray
Luc Adam Kid At Playground #2
Ryan Cook Kid At Playground #4
Tom Carey Louie
Vinessa Shaw Nora Rice
Producer Credit
Anthony Romano Executive Producer
Claudia Dummer-Manasse Executive Producer
Gordon Guiry Executive Producer
Jörg Neumann Producer
Joseph Bitonti Executive Producer
Michel Shane Executive Producer
Olimpia Lucente Producer
Peter Horn Associate Producer
Sarah Altmann Associate Producer
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