By Keith Huff
Joey and Denny were most sensible pals because kindergarten, and after operating jointly for a number of years as policemen in Chicago, they're virtually family members: Joey is helping out with Denny's spouse and youngsters; Denny retains Joey clear of the bottle. but if a household disturbance name takes a flip for the more severe, their friendship is wear the road. the result's a tricky trip right into a ethical grey sector the place belief and loyalty fight for survival opposed to a sobering backdrop of pimps, prostitutes, and legal lowlifes.
A darkish duologue choked with sharp storytelling and biting repartee, A regular Rain explores the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by way of household affairs, violence, and the tough streets of Chicago.
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