Every time this coup d'etat
thriller flags, the screenwriters toss in a new twist; for the most part, however, their surprises are none too surprising. As images of a presidential motorcade buzz in his head, Frank Kavanagh (New Mexico resident Val Kilmer, a patron of the state's Film Investment Program) awakens in a Southwestern border-town. Chased by gunmen through the outskirts of a desert town called Black Point, Frank dove off a high cliff, lost consciousness and woke up with amnesia. Black Point's sheriff, Jack Kolb (Sam Shepard), despite being second-guessed by (male) deputy Shirl Cash (Nobel Willingham), doesn't dismiss Frank's visions about a impendin...