fb.indiewire.com Writer-director Daniel Schecter's first two features, "Goodbye Baby' and "Supporting Characters," were ultra-low-budget character studies about ordinary young people struggling through their private and professional lives with self-deprecating wit. "Life of Crime," Schecter’s stylishly fun and star-heavy adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel "The Switch," has little in common with those earlier works -- but it shares their foregrounding of playfulness over plot.

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"Switch" takes place 15 years before the events in "Jackie Brown". John Hawkes and Yasiin Bey play the respective younger version of the characters played by Robert De Niro and Samuel L. Jackson in "Jackie Brown." In "Switch," Ordell Robbie and Louis Gara team up to kidnap Mickey Dawson, the wife of a corrupt real estate developer. When the husband refuses to pay the ransom for his wife, the wife teams up with Robbie and Gara to exact revenge on her husband. Jennifer Aniston plays the scorned wife Mickey Dawson and Dennis Quaid, her husband.

"Life of Crime" stars Dennis Quaid, Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Ty Burrell, and Yasiin Bey.

Directed by Dan Schechter.
Written by Dan Schechter.
Produced by Elmore Leonard.

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