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Severance is a human interest story about a drunken drifter's attempts to reconcile with his long estranged daughter. Former Air Force officer Ray Ponti (Lou Liotta) fell apart and lost everything after the auto accident that kills his wife. As the film opens, he hasn't seen his daughter in years. She was a child at the time of the accident, and is now working as a go-go dancer, although Ray tells people she's away in college. In a moment of quirky idealism, Ray offends the members of a drug ring, and is forced to flee town in a car borrowed from a girl friend. He decides to go see… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Severance finds inspiration where horror and comedy intersect."
‑ Christian Toto, Washington Times
"Gets the mix of gore and grins just right."
‑ Harry Guerin, RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)
"[Smith] paces the gore too unevenly, leaving the cast standing around and griping for vast chunks of time. And the jokes... are either too broad or too underplayed."
‑ Sean Means, Salt Lake Tribune
" know that you are about to go on a ride that encompasses comedy, horror and thriller genres."
‑ Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews
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