Noir cliches get a vigorous facelift in this stylish thriller about Daryl (Bokeem Woodbine), a guy who, if it weren't for bad luck, would most certainly have no luck at all. Fresh out of jail, he gets turned around and thrown right back in after wild-man
buddy Trip (Damon Saleem) gets Daryl to drive him to the bank, neglecting to mention that he plans to rob it. The stint for felony bank robbery ruins Daryl's relationship with longtime girlfriend Trish (Cynda Williams), the mother of his child, and seriously narrows his employment options. Just
when he feels himself sinking into a pit of despair, Daryl meets Vanessa Dietrich (also Williams), a tarot-card-reading, s...