Brandi Boski (Suvari) is an overworked, hard-partying nursing home assistant who accidently steers her car into the path of a homeless man, Tom Bardo (Rea), hitting him head-on. Not wanting to jeopardize a possible promotion at her work, Brandi drives her car home rather than seek help for the homeless man who is still Stuck in the windshield. What happens next is beyond belief as Tom pleads for his life and Brandi tries desperately to cover up the crime she has committed. (Stacey Pendry)
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD shows limited resolution, with a smeared, soft appearance throughout. Black levels are elevated, giving the picture a noticeably washed-out appearance. Colors are also pale and desaturated. Contrast in general is very low. Shadow delineation is relatively poor, with details in the darker portions of the picture flat and crushed. Fleshtones are not defined well, with distinctions between various hues difficult to interpret. Dirt and noise can be noticed on occasion, especially in darker scenes. Compression artifacts are noticeable throughout, although they aren
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