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Angels Crest [Blu-ray] (2011)

Thomas Deckker , Jeremy Piven , Gaby Dellal  |  R |  Blu-ray
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Thomas Deckker, Jeremy Piven, Elizabeth McGovern, Mira Sorvino
  • Directors: Gaby Dellal
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Blu-ray, Closed-captioned, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Magnolia Pictures
  • DVD Release Date: April 3, 2012
  • Run Time: 93 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B006ZT2MEM
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #315,947 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Angels Crest [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

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The small working-class town of Angels Crest is a tight-knit community resting quietly in one of the vast and stunningly beautiful valleys of the Rocky Mountains. Ethan (Thomas Dekker), one of the town's residents, is a young father but not much more than a kid himself. He has no choice but to look after his three-year-old son Nate, since mom Cindy (Lynn Collins) is an alcoholic. Then one snowy day, Ethan's good intentions are thwarted by a moment of thoughtlessness, resulting in tragedy. A local prosecutor (Jeremy Piven) haunted by his past goes after Ethan, and the ensuing confusion and casting of blame begins to tear the town apart.

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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I was born in a small town... January 2, 2012
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...so I know the all too often disturbing and sad dynamics an event like a missing child can have on locals. Angels Crest is an under-the-radar film about one such event. When a father innocently takes his three year old son into the woods to play in the snow and the child goes missing, we see a small town come together to search for the child - including the alcoholic mother and the father's friends.

It is through this union that small subplots are developed. We see the fragile state of the child's mother as she deals with the news of the missing child and a strained relationship with her own mother.

We see the father, lost and blaming himself, as the local district attorney presses charges against him and the father learns that one of his best friends had been sleeping with the mother.

Other than this, we also catch a glimpse at a lesbian couple in town, one whose own teenage son comes to stay with his pregnant girlfriend, and another woman with children who runs the local diner. The district attorney also has a past of his own that deals with children but goes unrevealed.

Though these minor plots lack depth, as a whole the movie is very raw and haunting. Definitely worth a look just for the breathtaking imagery in the mountains and of small town living which definitely breathes real life into the film as a whole. Be prepared to grab the tissues for a disturbing ending.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars HERE COMES THE PAIN! October 31, 2012
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This movie gripped me in my stomach and heart and still hasn't let go. I dislike when folks compare the original book to movie: but here I go.
I read the novel; I saw the movie. It's rare when I say, "I THINK THE MOVIE IS BETTER THAN THE BOOK." There! I said it and I mean it.
In the movie, I got to really know ETHAN (Thomas Dekker), hence I was with him all the way and feeling his anguish and hopelessness. Dekker added so many levels to this character: what an actor. I want to see what else he does in the future (and that's him writing and singing the closing credits song.)
The novel did not focus too much on Ethan; its' chapters give everyone equal story time. Ethan was less fleshed out than the others: a disappointment when I read the book. However, Thomas Dekker, and the film adaptation, had me totally WITH Ethan. I'm hurting for months after seeing this flick. And the ending, in both book and movie, seemed inevitable and honest.

The character CINDY (Lynn Collins) is so real -- I swear--I've dated young woman like her. Collins plays it for real and she's fascinating to watch on screen.
To sum up: I thought the movie's emotional IMPACT was much more powerful than the novel.

One of my few gripes of the movie version is the character ROXANN (Kate Walsh). Her movie character is played like a one-note lesbian who looks pissed most of the time. Typical Roxann scene: when Jane's pregnant daughter-in-law asks Roxann if she wants a bite of her hot-dog, Roxann's snarls, "I don't do dick." That about sums up her movie character. And it's not even a funny line. Whereas in the novel, Roxann is more fleshed out (her hobby is bees, hives, making honey, reflecting on the inevitable death of drones and and protecting the queen bee, etc.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect storytelling December 12, 2011
By W. coco
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Thomas Dekker the male lead is perfect in his role, his whole countenance(sic) reaks of laconic, chronic beaten-down-ness but one who loves his son. He is backed by heavy talent like Mira Sorvino and talented no-names. A gem of a movie, authentic, low key, heartfelt, and enriching to watch despite the tradgedy it revolves around. Can't go wrong.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Potential wasted May 16, 2014
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The story was an interesting interwoven character sketch. Some characters were poorly written or acted but the overall effect was interesting. The ending of the film, however, really smacked of eith running out of time or out of money, rather than a conscious and crafted conclusion. The director toyed with several plot lines, [self-delusion, betrayal, conspiracy, insular community, etc] but did not do justice to any of them. Good try, but a better director or screenplay would have been more satisfying. There is a difference between leaving the audience to draw its own conclusions and just leaving the audience with a lot of unresolved threads and bewilderment.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Well acted film March 6, 2014
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I'd never heard of this film before, but decided to give it a try. I was hooked on it from the first few minutes of the story. It was so well acted that my heart was breaking for the main character who lost his son. I believe the father was played by Thomas Dekker. His portrayal of the heart broken, guilty ridden father had me crying. A great movie.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Angels Crest was amazingly touching and sad. A must see! November 20, 2012
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The young father in the movie was amazing. His portrayal of the young father was both heartwarming and heartbreaking. As a parent, we all make decisions that could have disastrous outcomes...taking your eyes off your child for one second in the park, etc...Wonderful supporting actors too:)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A very Touching story extremely well presented May 6, 2012
By GregCV
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This story is very touching, and the movie presents it in a very realistic way that made me be part of the situation, part of the community. The acting was very well done and recommend this movie wholeheartedly.
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10 of 14 people found the following review helpful
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ANGELS CREST is not a perfect movie: there are so many undeveloped sidebars that keeping everyone in a place where they seem to fit into the tale is difficult. But there are some powerful performances here and some cause for reflection that makes the movie very worthwhile watching. Based on the novel by the same name written by Leslie Schwartz, adapted for the screen by Catherine Trieschmann, and directed by Gaby Dellal, the story deals with numerous interactions of a small town populated with alcoholics, drug abusers, adulterers, and other strange types and how they deal with a tragedy that makes no sense.

Nate Denton (Ameko Eks Mass Carroll) is a 3 year old son of Ethan Denton (Thomas Dekkar in a breakout performance that deserves attention) who awakens one morning in his pathetic home to tell his beloved single dad that it is snowing. The father/son bond is strong and Ethan dresses them both to go out to view the beauty of the snowy countryside in their old truck. When they arrive at a perfect spot, Ethan turns to the backseat to take Nate out to make snowmen, but Nate has fallen asleep in this safety car seat. Ethan makes the truck warm, locks the truck and walks out to view the spectacle of winter, the deer, and the eloquent mountains. In a few minutes he returns - and Nate is gone! Ethan is terrified, begins shouting his son's name as he searches for him. The town is alerted and a search party begins. Nate's mother alcoholic mother Cindy (Lynn Collins) is notified of Nate's missing and begins her tirade on every person she meets. After an overnight search for Nate, Ethan discovers Nate's frozen body and is devastated. Ethan is taken into custody for a death stemming from negligence and the townspeople form sides as to Ethan's guilt.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good
Published 6 days ago by greeneyes517
1.0 out of 5 stars Too Dark...
This is the darkest movie I have ever seen. So depressing without any real lifting spirit. I hung around until the end so sure they would somehow give us some hope and inspiration... Read more
Published 7 days ago by The Wanderer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great movie
Published 17 days ago by amazon buyer
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Good story and acting but left the characters undeveloped.
Published 17 days ago by Janet Wannamaker
1.0 out of 5 stars Not a Favorite
Too slow. Stopped watching after about 10 minutes.
Published 28 days ago by James Sipe
5.0 out of 5 stars Heartbreakingly realistic portrayal of loss
Heartbreakingly realistic performances by most of the actors along with an excellent script makes "Angels Crest" a must see drama. Read more
Published 29 days ago by KOBAM
4.0 out of 5 stars Good movie.
Entertaining, this movie is enjoyable to watch and is worth watching on an afternoon when there doesn't seem to be anything else to keep your mind occupied.
Published 1 month ago by Gary Rae Jones
4.0 out of 5 stars This movie touches more than one nerve
It touches on the unthinkable, losing a child due to negligence.
and then drags you through the mud of the guilt that follows. Read more
Published 1 month ago by B. J. Leo
2.0 out of 5 stars Great scenery, yet so-so acting and plot
This was a "B" grade movie. Great scenery, yet so-so acting and plot.
Published 1 month ago by Kelly Deever
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting.
Mild spoilers. Mother and father are separated and child lives with dad. Mother drinks and loves other men. Dad is a little irresponsible. Child wanders off into the snow. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Ronald Rossini
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