The promise that was evident in BLOOD SIMPLE, the Coen brothers' remarkably assured debut, is fulfilled in RAISING ARIZONA, an entertaining, energetic, and stylish comedy about a simple but loving couple who long to be parents.
H.I. "Hi" McDonnough (Nicholas Cage) is a hopelessly inept petty crook who attempts to go straight after he marries prison officer Edwina (Holly Hunter), and they settle down in a trailer in the middle of the Arizona desert. They long for a normal family life, but are childless and unable to adopt
due to Hi's criminal past. When Hi and Edwina read that the wife of wealthy furniture dealer Nathan Arizona (Trey Wilson) has given birth to qu...