Deadfall (1993) (part 2 of 6)

Either way, Joe finds an address book in the satchel, with a listing for Lou Donan, Mike’s brother and Joe’s uncle. With that information gotten, he heads to the thrilling, exciting, intoxicating locale of Santa Monica, California. Well, this is a low rent movie, so it’s only fitting that the majority of it be set in a city that could be described in pretty much the same way. Seriously, even with it being right by the beach, the number one recreation for folks who live there is leaving.

To be fair, they have cleaned up the place in recent years. But still, when your big city landmarks are a carousel and a pier… Damn!

Caption contributed by Ed

Located conveniently between the head shop and the deranged homeless guy who couldn’t make it as a street performer on the Venice Beach boardwalk.

On the bus ride to Santa Monica (snicker, snicker, guffaw), Joe looks through the satchel while, you guessed it, narrating. He pulls a gun from the satchel along with some clothes. He also finds a letter from his dad to Uncle Lou that consists of Mike telling his brother what an asshole he is.

Joe also finds a photo of Mike with the woman he saw briefly at the cemetery. Hilariously enough, she’s wearing the same goddamn outfit she had on at the gravesite. There’s another bit of hilarious stupidity related to this photo, but that’s a ways off.

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Ed Harris

A fan of less than great cinema since childhood, Ed divides his time between writing scripts, working an actual paying job and subjecting himself willingly to some of the worst films society has produced.

Multi-Part Article: Deadfall (1993)

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