BLACK DAY BLUE NIGHT is a well-acted, modestly effective direct- to-video film noir about two women driving from Utah to Phoenix who pick up a mysterious hitchhiker who may or may not be on the lam from a robbery-murder rap.
Utah State police lieutenant John Quinn (J.T. Walsh) is investigating an armored car robbery in which a guard who was his best friend was killed. Two of the three robbers were also killed, but a third got away with a suitcase filled with over $1 million.
Meanwhile, a foul-mouthed, hard-boiled waitress named Rinda (Michelle Forbes) befriends a mousy woman named Hallie (Mia Sara), after Hallie catches her abusive husband Bo in a hotel room ...