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El Cortez

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:October 20, 2006
Running time:91 minutes
Cast:Lou Diamond Phillips, Bruce Weitz, Glenn Plummer, Tracy Middendorf, James McDaniel
Director:Stephen Purvis
Producer:Dennis Bishop, Stephen Purvis
Writer:Chris Haddock
Distributor:Aztec International Entertainm

Web Site: http://www.brazospix.com/devilhome.html

Description: An autistic man attempts to start a new life after his incarceration. After five years in a prison for the criminally insane, Manny returns to Reno. He moves into a motel and takes a job as a clerk at the Hotel El Cortez. He is befriended by Popcorn, a crippled prospector who seeks his help to persuade Russo, a wealthy gambler, to invest in Popcorn's gold mine. But Manny cannot escape his past. He is hounded by Arnie, the vengeful cop who arrested him. Arnie leans on Manny to keep tabs on Jack, a dealer who is staying at the hotel. In the meantime Jack's girlfriend, Theda, learns about the gold mine and starts putting the moves on Manny. Soon Manny is caught in a labyrinth that leads to a murderous triple cross.

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