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Now & Later (2009)

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Angela an illegal immigrant living in Los Angeles stumbles across Bill, a disgraced banker on the run.Through sex, conversation ranging from politics to philosophy, and other worldly pleasures, Angela introduces Bill to another worldview.

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Bill (as James Wortham)
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Luis
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Diego
Marcellina Walker ...
Sally
Anas Khalaf ...
Clinic Doctor #1
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Antonieta Velasquez ...
Flower Lady
Hernaldo Guiterrez ...
Eddie
Greg Arrowood ...
Police #1
Mary Keeler ...
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Bo Ballentine ...
Worker
Jose Gonzalez ...
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Elias Jauregruif ...
Worker
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Restaurant Patron
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Storyline

Bill was a golden boy of the banking industry. Living the good life in Los Angeles, he had a nice house, a good job, and a loving wife. And then he got greedy, lost everything, and was sentenced to an eight-year prison term. Instead of giving up his freedom, he jumps bail. While in hiding, his former driver Luis finds him and offers to get him out of the country. But Bill must hole up for a few days more before the truck will leave. Luis brings Bill to Eddie's, a cheap Central American dive in downtown LA. There, Bill meets Angela, a free spirited Latina. Bill has been on the run for weeks; he's depressed and suicidal. Angela offers to take him in when she discovers he has nowhere to go. Bill had always succeeded when he focused on the future, but finds himself at loose ends with the present. He was always concerned with the next big sale, buying a bigger house, a bigger car. He never learned to stop and enjoy the moment. His ambition and his desire for more power and money is what ... Written by anonymous

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$1,808 (USA) (18 February 2011)

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$1,808 (USA) (18 February 2011)
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Bill: With the international banking system it's very easy to cripple the economy of another country. You know what international bankers call themselves? Masters of the Universe.
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Ignore the distractions, just relax & enjoy this beautiful film
12 July 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I could analyze this film as a critique of the American Dream and a very good one it is.

I could also point out the mass of very good social commentary and analysis of modern Western ethics.

And I'm sure the prudes will be put off by the very intimate sex scenes while the pervy types will be distracted from the story by them. So I could implore you not to let this happen and, instead, just allow these scenes to draw you into a feeling of intimacy with the characters.

I could also go on about how much the two lead actors must have put into this to bring their characters to life so vividly.

But instead I'll just say "Enjoy what is a very beautiful film on several levels".

btw I reserve 10 points for really, REALLY excellent films that stand out well above others. Otherwise I would have given this 10.


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