He is welcomed back into his small California down by his best friend Dillion and his older brother, Paul.
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But Jessie is not warmly received by his old girlfriend Mary, whom is the daughter of the arrogant and corrupt sheriff, who was the reason why he locked Jessie up in the first place. When Dillion is murdered by two thugs looking him up for late payments, the sheriff and his MORE murderously corrupt deputy frame Jessie for it in order to organize a vigilante group to hunt him down.
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Jessie must go on the run, with Mary tagging along, to try to prove his innocence and kill all the bad guys out to kill him. Written by Anonymous. Here is a decent little thriller, though not breath-taking. It's from our old friends at AIP Pictures, whose budgets get as low as you can go.
This time the budget has no bearing on the film itself, which is good. That lets you just sit back and enjoy the story, even if there is little of that here. Jessie Weston Jack Vogel is a man recently released from prison for a crime he didn't really commit, but one that his best friend committed.
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Once he gets out, he stays with his brother and sister-in-law and hopes to get his life back in order. What he is really hoping for is that his old girlfriend Mary will accept him back, but there is a huge blockade: her father is the sheriff and never believed in their relationship. In fact, he had blocked all communication while Jessie was in prison, further dividing the couple.
When Jessie's best friend is killed by some low-life mobsters, Jessie is propelled as the top suspect and is hunted by the law. Jessie has to clear his name by revealing who exactly is behind the death of his friend. Sure, it isn't a great plot, but it worked enough for me. I like Jack Vogel as the lead, and the rest of the cast is game. The final gun battle is very well handed for a movie with a budget this small and this more than makes up for the parts of the movie where the story drags.
I don't imagine anyone will be seeking this out, but it isn't a bad choice should you find it on television some dark and lonely night. Zantara's score: 6 out of Start your free trial. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! IMDb More. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. Release Dates. Official Sites. Company Credits. Technical Specs. Plot Summary. Plot Keywords. In its place, Green not only shows us how Islamophobia harms everyone, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, but also offers a guide for building better interfaith understanding.
Presumed Guilty is timely, necessary, and an incredibly useful book.
As Todd Green demonstrates, all of us—as people of different religions and worldviews—are responsible for condemning oppression. In a time of rising Islamophobia and bigotry, this means we must defend our Muslim neighbor against the twin falsehoods that Islam inspires or condones terrorism, and that Muslims are solely responsible for its repudiation. As Todd Green demonstrates, all of us—as people of different religions and worldviews—are responsible for condemning oppression, violence, and terrorism as detrimental to human flourishing, just peace, and the well-being of creation.
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Presumed Guilty (Presunto culpable)
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Description All of us should condemn terrorism—whether the perpetrators are Muslim extremists, white supremacists, Marxist revolutionaries, or our own government. In fact, in the Mexican system there is no jury. To many Americans, the courtroom scene will look unfamiliar, low-tech and surprisingly "in your face. But soon he has to undertake a role he never imagined.
Due to technicalities, his attorney is not allowed to ask even basic yes-or-no questions of any of the witnesses for the prosecution. As the two stand almost nose-to-nose, Reyes sticks to his story. And it is true I did not see who fired the gun. During the closing statements, the prosecutor decides not to make any arguments, but instead to submit them on a floppy computer disc. The judge agrees to this. The answer would be laughable if it weren't so tragic. Astoundingly, the transcripts from the retrial simply restated the original trial's judgment, dismissing any exonerating evidence.
Furthermore, only what the judge had dictated had been incorporated into the court's record. Festival screenings of Presumed Guilty Presunto Culpable in Spanish have elicited tears and standing ovations.
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