Frederick Frenger, Jr. (Baldwin), an amoral killer fresh out of prison, arrives in Miami with a dead man's wallet and an impractical, urge to remake his life along more prosaic lines. In the airport he is annoyed by a Hare Krishna, whose finger he breaks out of instinctive viciousness,
shocking the weak-hearted religious zealot to death. When Frenger checks into a hotel, he sends for a hooker. Pepper (Leigh), the naive young woman who answers the summons, harbors a secret wish to be an ordinary housewife. And the two see in each other an opportunity to live out their fantasies
of conventionality. It's not to be.
MIAMI BLUES toys with hard-boiled crime-film clic...