Elvis Martini is a morally ambiguous Albanian-American landlord, who has no boundaries about how he gets the money to pay off his debts, whether it's taking a stake in the marijuana grow-op in the basement, committing fraud towards prospective tenants, or stealing a bag of money from a vacant apartment. However, despite his criminal tendencies, Elvis is a caring father to his young daughter and when she is kidnapped by thugs looking for their money back, he'll do anything to get her back unharmed.
Cash Only is a pretty solid thriller, even though it does take a while for the plot to get going. The film can probably be best described as being about a bad guy, who is trying his best to do good. In fact, it probably isn't he is driven into a corner that he is willing some of the more morally compromising actions. The film builds up to a pretty tense showdown, which has one hell of a great playoff. Altogether, despite having a bit of a slow pace, Cash Only is a thriller that's worth checking out.
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