R | | Crime, Drama
A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.
The working title of the film was "Pleasant View" during pre-production.
There's people who do good, Joey. They have... a family... a job... I had a job. Swabbed floors, made a livin'. I had a pension comin'.
Joe Henry: I gotta go.
Bob Henry: What I'm sayin' is... There are good people, Joey, and then there are people like me. Don't get caught ...
Joe licks the envelope closed to the card he leaves his mother under the porch, but when she crawls under the porch to open it, it is unsealed.
$11,793 17 October 1999