Run the Tide

May 19, 2017 - Comment

Rey gave up his chance at college and love to raise his young half-brother Oliver, who looks nothing like him – “same mom, different dads.” But when his meth addicted mother, Lola, is released from prison determined to rebuild her family, Rey kidnaps his younger brother and escapes their desert home for the California coast,

Rey gave up his chance at college and love to raise his young half-brother Oliver, who looks nothing like him – “same mom, different dads.” But when his meth addicted mother, Lola, is released from prison determined to rebuild her family, Rey kidnaps his younger brother and escapes their desert home for the California coast, chasing the dream that he let go years ago. Lola turns to her ex-husband Bo to help find her missing boys, bringing up ghosts from their own failed relationship. With nothing but the open road ahead of them, and Lola and Bo in close pursuit, Rey and Oliver race away from a past they never wanted, towards a future that could have been.

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Amazon Customer says:

“The Tide is where the Life is” ****SPOILER ALERTS BELOW*****The first thing that drew me close was the difference in how Rey and Oliver viewed their mother…. My father was in prison for a lot of my adolescent years and I remember the difference on how my older brother viewed him and on how I viewed him… Like Oliver, I would be very happy to go visit him and receive letters, not caring what he did wrong in the justice system… my older brother was much like Rey, in which he chose not to visit our Dad & I would find…

DeeDee GP says:

Truly heart wrenching Truly heart wrenching. Such a simple yet detailed story. I felt like I knew these people. The film ended but I didn’t want it to end. Remarkable!!!The scene in the diner between Ray and his mother…. and many others that made me feel like I wad right there in that moment, making a choice alongside the characters. I felt how hard it was and yet the inevitability of it.This is why films are made. To help us see the truth…the uncomfortable and complex truth. That’s what…

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