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The Salton Sea

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The Salton Sea

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
100 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/26/02
performer:
Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer, Peter Sarsgaard, Deborah Unger, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzman, Anthony LaPaglia, Meat Loaf, Danny Trejo
director:
D.J. Caruso
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Tony Gayton
genre:
Drama, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

A busy, brutal study in the dangerous underworld of crystal methamphetamine users and brewers. Val Kilmer seems especially refreshed as a loner slithering in and out of identities—junkie, snitch, husband avenging the death of his wife. The cast of coolios in this atmosphere-saturated drama include Anthony LaPaglia, Boys Don’t Cry‘s Peter Sarsgaard, and Vincent D’Onofrio as a monstrous, noseless meth boss who practically dares viewers to watch him. B

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