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This engaging thriller, set in New York, starts with a bang, as villain Jack (Cassel), father of George (Williams), ends up the sole survivor of a mega-heist firefight. The cops descend on George, catch him in flagrante, and locate his handgun. He goes on the run and is finally forced to hole-up with his brother Mike, a sleazebag con-man with a Woody Allen-like verbal delivery. Indie writer/director Ransick's debut is another offbeat post-modern character study of thieves without honour. Hand-held, droll and well-observed: maybe some of the dialogue could have been tightened, and some of the scenes rehearsed one more time, but it's still a winner, and Treat's a treat.

Release details

Duration: 90 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Whitney Ransick
Screenwriter: Whitney Ransick
Cast: Treat Williams
Paul Schulze
Seymour Cassel
Toby Huss
Angel Caban
Frank Vincent
Anna Thompson