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A repo man on the run from a Mexican drug gang sets up his twin brother to take the hit for him, only to have a change of heart and try to save his life - The Talented Mr Ripley meets The Usual Suspects in No Country for Old Men in this gritty and fast-paced suspense thriller.

Stacy Gonzalo, the repo man who can't drive straight, inadvertently repossesses the wrong car and discovers in its trunk the body of a Mexican drug lord. He switches cars, but not before he's seen the drug lord's assassin, Ernesto Ramos, close enough to ID him. He's immediately on the run for his life.

Where he runs is to his identical twin brother, Brett, a horse rancher, not for help but to set him up to take the hit for him. A savvy manipulator, Stacy convinces Brett to pretend to be him and sleep with his new wife while luring Ernesto to their love nest. Unbeknownst to Stacy, however, Brett is in trouble with local drug dealers, and he in turn sets Stacy up to take the fall for him.

The stakes couldn't be higher for the two brothers who ultimately forgive each other and discover the true meaning of brotherly love.

Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Starring Roles For:
Oscar Isaac
Edgar Ramirez
Sofia Vergera
In the Vein Of:
Talented Mr. Ripley
Dead Ringers
No Country for Old Men
Posted:
05/29/2011
Updated:
08/22/2020
Author Bio:
Raised crisscrossing America pulling a small green trailer behind the family car, Timothy Jay Smith developed a ceaseless wanderlust that has taken him around the world many times. En route, he’s found the characters that people his work. Polish cops and Greek fishermen, mercenaries and arms dealers, child prostitutes and wannabe terrorists, Indian Chiefs and Indian tailors: he’s hung with them all in an unparalleled international career that’s seen him smuggle banned plays from behind the Iron Curtain, maneuver through Occupied Territories, represent the U.

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Contest Results:
American Screenwriting (Third Place) [2011]
Table Read (Semifinalist) [2011]
WriteMovies (Semifinalist) [2016]
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