A Small Fortune review – Well paced, nicely acted and very familiar

Writer-director Adam Perry has a bag of cash wash up on Canada’s Prince Edward Island where quirky locals speak with an unusual accent that suggests waves of Irish immigration.

Kevin Doucette (Stephen Oates) finds thousands of conveniently plastic Canadian dollars while harvesting a seaweed called Irish Moss.

With his wife (Liane Balaban) expecting and moss prices at rock bottom, he decides to hide it away in his shed.

But, after a gangster comes ashore, bodies begin to pile up and Kev faces a moral dilemma. It’s well paced, nicely acted and, location aside, very familiar.

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