With employment opportunities drying up as a result of the US economy’s implosion, construction worker Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield) has fallen disastrously behind in his mortgage payments. Evicted from the house by local realtor Rick Carver (Michael Shannon) — a slick, hard-nosed operator who has found a lucrative calling in these lean times as an axeman for the banks — Dennis finds temporary housing in a motel while he desperately scrambles to keep even this roof over his family’s heads. Soon Dennis finds Carver on his doorstep once again — this time with an offer of a job, and a promise to help Dennis reclaim his family home. Unable to resist, Dennis enters a world of shady transactions and charged moral ambiguity, where the losses of the many are the gain of a few.
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