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"In a city where murder, deceit and obsession lurk on every corner--- "Restitution" is a formidable feast for crime-thriller junkies, everywhere."
- FILM THREAT, Amy R Handler

September 23, 2011 - Los Angeles - monterey media is proud to announce the DVD, Digital Download and VOD home entertainment release of the Action Thriller Restitution starring Mena Suvari (American Beauty, American Pie 1 & 2), Tom Arnold (True Lies, "Rosanne"), C. Thomas Howell ("Southland", "Criminal Minds", The Outsiders), William Sadler (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Die Hard 2) and newcomer Mark Bierlein (Street Boss).

"Subversive when not surreal moody neo-noir laced with devilish wit and perverse desires."
-Newsblaze Newswire, Prairie Miller

"A pedal-to-the-metal thriller that is as exciting as it is intriguing."

About Restitution
In a picturesque city on the shores of Michigan, a series of mysterious murders has an unlikely but common thread - Bryan Spikes, a hired insurance fraud investigator who gets more than a paycheck when he is inexplicably killed and then framed for the crimes.

One year later, Alex Forrester (Mark Bierlein, Street Boss) arrives in the city claiming to be a writer researching the case. But as he begins uncovering the shocking truth behind the murders, his informants turn up dead, and he soon learns he may be next. It seems there is no-one he can trust; including Bryan's ex-girlfriend Heather (Mena Suvari, American Beauty) and a new overly-friendly ex-sharpshooter neighbor (Tom Arnold, True Lies). The deeper he digs, the more his life, and Heather's, is in danger.

What is the secret in this city that everyone is hiding? What is Alex's link to Bryan? He must now set the record straight, not only for restitution, but for revenge.

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Restitution Specifications:
Pre-Order: October 11, 2011
Street Date: November 8, 2011
Running time: 101 minutes
Rating: R
Language: English, Closed Captioned
DVD Bonus Feature: Behind the scenes with director commentary

About monterey media
monterey media inc., incorporated in 1979, is a privately owned entertainment industry company specializing in the acquisition, distribution and sale of motion pictures and other programming and is actively engaged in all areas of domestic media, including theatrical distribution, film festivals and other distinctive venues, iTunes, television including all major Pay-Per-View and Video-on-Demand providers, Showtime, Starz, Lifetime, PBS, Super Channel, home entertainment markets and a variety of others.

The monterey video division is the 2nd oldest independent video manufacturer and distributor in the United States and incorporates distribution to all digital markets. monterey is well known for its broad marketing and its direct relationships with key retail, mail-order and internet sites, schools and libraries, and specialty markets..

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