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An unemployed alcoholic Native American Indian lives on a trailer park with his wife and two children. Convinced that he has nothing to offer this world, he agrees to be tortured to death by a gang of rednecks in return for $50,000. Written by Duncan Shine <shine@telecall.co.uk>

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This was the first theatrical film directed by Johnny Depp. See more »

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Papa: By the way, I wouldn't leave my car out there too long; there are a lot of white people around.
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The Devil With The Blue Suede Shoes
Written by Chuck E. Weiss, J.J. Holiday (as J.J. Holliday), Spyder Mittleman
Performed by Chuck E. Weiss and J.J. Holiday (as J.J. Holliday)
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pure beauty
5 August 2002 | by (madrid. spain) – See all my reviews

The movie touched me, it is pure beauty, and johnny depp proves once more he has a lot to say. Vilko Filac's photography is terrific, Iggy Pop's music is great. and the actors are great. We expect anotherone Johnny!!!!


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