Year: 2005
USA DVD: First Look International
UK DVD: Revolver Entertainment
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Julia Stiles, Peter Coyote, Philip Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Alfred Harmsworth
Director: Baltasar Kormakur
Country: USA
USA: 86 mins
UK: 90 mins
USA Rated: R for language, some violence and disturbing images
UK Certificate: 15 contains frequent strong language and violence
USA DVD Release Date: 13 March 2007
UK DVD Release Date: 30 July 2007


This tense, emotional thriller has an all-star cast including Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker as ace insurance investigator Abe Holt.

After a suspicious car accident in which notorious con man Kelvin Anderson dies, the Quality Life Insurance Company sends Holt (Whitaker) out to the snowy small town of Hastings to investigate.

So begins a dramatic tangle with the policy's single beneficiary, Kelvin's sister, Isold (Julie Stiles) and her volatile husband Fred (Jeremy Renner).

As the truth about the tragic events unfolds Abe is drawn into a world of dark secrets and half-truths.