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Americons

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The year is 2007 and twenty percent of the state of California is employed in real estate. Mortgage banks are on a hiring frenzy when hotshot mortgage broker Devin Weiss lures the financially burdened Jason Kelley into his world of financing other people's dreams. He convinces Jason that to win in this business cheaters do prosper and everyone is doing it from the appraisers to the bond traders. Jason throws his moral compass to the wind and spins out of control all the way to the Mortgage Brokers Convention in Las Vegas where he learns his new world is booming on a foundation of quicksand. The quagmire of ruin ...

  • DirectorTheo Avgerinos
  • Runtime: 1 hr 25 min
  • StudioArchstone Distribution
  • QualityHD

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Love this film!!

This was a very entertaining movie, never a dull moment.

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Director Theo Avgerinos seems preoccupied with making the film look expensive, but no amount of flair could make it less vacuous. The film has more slow-motion montages than plot or dialogue. It wouldn't have taken Martin Scorsese to realize that these ...
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