The Assistant (1997)

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Frank Alpine teams up with Ward Minogue to hit on a local store. During the raid Frank is shocked by Ward's brutal anti-Semitic verbal and physical attack on the storekeeper. In an effort to assuage his guilt Frank returns to the store and offers to work for virtually nothing. The storekeeper takes him on, not realising his identity.

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