"Stealing her passion was a risky affair" grandly but falsely proclaims the print ad for this fumbling black comedy, a terminally arch, self-indulgent exercise in unoriginal filmmaking.
Patrick Dempsey stars as Billy, alternately described as a "legend in his own neighborhood" and "misguided...possibly retarded," who robs a bank to buy trinkets for his girlfriend Selina (Olivia d'Abo) from a home shopping network. Laying low in a seedy L.A. hotel, he dreams of taking Selina
away to Mexico. Selina, however, hates the trinkets and spends her spare time having tag-team sex with Billy's best friend and his best friend's brother. Meanwhile, the bank has overstated ...