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Forfeit (2007)





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Andrew Shea's scabrous and brutal psychological drama Forfeit concerns Frank O'Neal (Billy Burke), a man who once murdered his abusive father as an adolescent, and fled from his home in Los Angeles. Now, after years away from that city, a thirtysomething Frank returns to L.A., accepts a job as an armored car guard, and attempts to re-bond with an old sweetheart, Karen (E.R.'s Sherry Stringfield). But in reality, Frank is a clinical sociopath, scheming and plotting to stage a massive robbery and setting Karen up to take the rap. Frank is also a die-hard religious proselytizer, guided in his pursuits by a domineering, manipulative televangelist who controls everything he says and does. In time, as Frank prepares to execute the robbery, the minister pushes him to the edge of a complete mental breakdown. Gregory Itzin and Wayne Knight (Basic Instinct) co-star.more
Rating: R (for language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
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Written By: John Rafter Lee
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On DVD: Oct 21, 2008
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Billy Burke
as Francis O'Neal
Sherry Stringfield
as Karen Mellor
Gregory Itzin
as Preacher
John Aylward
as Tom Mellor
Jeff Parise
as Drug Dealer
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Director Andrew Brendan Shea can't seem to decide if he's making a thriller, a boozy blue-collar melodrama or a religious parable.

Full Review… | December 5, 2007
L.A. Weekly
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Full Review… | October 18, 2008
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