Dennis Hopper stars in this ridiculous crime yarn, playing a mob henchman who wants a little respect, even if it means turning against his bosses. Premiering on HBO (and later released direct to home video), the film is a dreary, uninspired entry in the long list of intentionally
"quirky" crime films financed in the wake of Quentin Tarantino's success.
Frankie (Dennis Hopper) is a low-level flunky for mobster Sal (Michael Madsen). Visiting the syndicate's X-rated studio, he deals with debt-ridden porno director Joey (Kiefer Sutherland), as well as recently drug-free actress Margaret (Daryl Hannah), of whom Frankie is fond. Despite Joey's
gambling debts to Sal, ...