A tragic menage a trois
forms the core of this heartfelt, passionately acted film, which is nearly derailed by the noisy peripheral goings-on. Porn star Valentino (Vincent D'Onofrio) is the love of waitress Mary Carmen's (Salma Hayek) directionless
life; he also loves Gary (Thomas Jane), a small-town athlete turned NYC street hustler. Valentino would like everyone to get along, but Gary and Mary Carmen tolerate each other at best. Everything changes when HIV+ Valentino develops AIDS. As he grows ever sicker, Mary Carmen and Gary are forced
to consider what they've made of their lives so far, and what they plan to do with their futures after Valentino dies. A...