The Hi-lo Country (1999)

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Romantic drama. At the beginning of the film, a young man is seen waiting outside a church to kill someone who will shortly appear. The story then moves back in time to the end of the Second World War, and portrays the young man's frustration at the fact that his best friend, Big Boy Matson, has fallen in love with Mona, an unhappily married woman - since he himself is also in love with her.

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