R | | Crime, Drama
The story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Matthew McConaughey and Rory Cochrane previously starred together in Dazed and Confused (1993).
Richard Wershe Sr.:
When I first saw you I knew you were going to be bigger than me.
The bulk of this story is set in the early / mid '80s. However, Wershe Sr. tells his son that he is seeing someone about a "40 Cal". The .40 S&W cartridge debuted January 17, 1990.
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