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1h 37m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Virgil Guppy is having a bad day. He puts everything he has into buying a flashy second hand car, only to find that his owtward gloss hides a severly defective engine. Returning to the car lot from which he bought it, he is given the shaft by the owner. Virgil takes him to court, and wins, but still

Film Details

Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Virgil Guppy is having a bad day. He puts everything he has into buying a flashy second hand car, only to find that his owtward gloss hides a severly defective engine. Returning to the car lot from which he bought it, he is given the shaft by the owner. Virgil takes him to court, and wins, but still finds himself out of pocket when the car lot is packed up overnight. Problems pile up for Virgil as a murdered prostitute is found in the boot of his immobile vehicle, and he is accused of murder. While on the run, he is knocked down by a car driven by a car thief. Deciding he has nothing to lose, he decides to turn to a life of crime.

Film Details

Release Date
2001

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 30, 2001

Released in United States on Video September 4, 2001

Feature directorial debut for Gareth Rhys Jones.

Released in United States on Video July 30, 2001

Released in United States on Video September 4, 2001