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- Summary: Living in a small town and amongst a house full of crystal meth abusers, seventeen year-old Abe wrestles to beat an addiction to meth and struggles to protect himself and his young niece from an abusive Uncle Bump. When Sonny returns home from prison seeking redemption from his son, Abe, the two must navigate the treacherous waters created by Bump, who will do almost anything to maintain a dangerous lifestyle fueled by crystal meth. The tension and suspense build up to an electrifying ending where harrowing choices are made by all three men leading each of them to a different fate. (Greenwood Films)… Expand
- Director: David Pomes
- Genre(s): Drama
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Dec 15, 201158Cook County is an evocative portrait of the drug blight that's infected swaths of our country, but not only does it not get beyond that, its almost-gleeful horrorshow quality comes with the tinge of exploitation. Misery begets more misery, but to what end?
38Unlike AMC's Breaking Bad, meth here doesn't reflect current, perilous economic realties; rather, it's just a low-rent drug used by degenerates whose lives say nothing about anything.