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.
As of July 14, 2017, the man this film is about had been paroled from the Michigan prison system after twenty-nine years. Upon release, Mr. Wershe was immediately turned over to U.S. marshals for transfer to Florida and to begin serving time there ... ...
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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