In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is suddenly several people are pressuring him to sell. The big oil companies don't want the competition. Now he has to try and keep them from getting his idea, and somehow get it published.
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
Betrayal is just another game in the world of business.
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Did You Know?
One of at least eight theatrical feature film collaborations of David Mamet and actor J.J. Johnston. The films are: 'Lakeboat' (2000), 'Homicide' (1991), 'Spartan' (2004), 'Redbelt' (2008), 'Things Change' (1988), 'State and Main' (2000), 'The Spanish Prisoner' (1997), and 'The Water Engine' (1992) (TV). See more