"You're my innocence," our hero Tony (played by Benjamin Ciaramello, shown left in the second photo down) tells his facially-challenged love Mery Beth (Erica Curtis, below right in the same photo) early on in THE FALL, a film written and directed by John Krueger (shown in black-and-
white, below). This slightly arty and a tad pretentious line is said with such sincerity
that it raises a red flag almost immediately. But being viewers of great good will -- as we all are, right? -- we let it go and persevere.
As it turns out, Tony -- bless him -- is going to need all the "innocence" he can muster. Within the first five -- OK, six -- minutes of the movie,