A would-be romantic comedy with a video-box cover designed to say "erotic drama," this determinedly quirky tale of little guys with little dreams in the quaint and oddball Florida Keys is patronizing, forced, and worst of all, unfunny.
Jack (Lenny Von Dohlen) works a quiet tollbooth on a two-lane road in the Keys. He dreams of becoming a Miami vice cop. Jack dates Doris (Fairuza Balk), a solemn yet professionally flirty young gas-station attendant. Doris believes that her long-ago runaway father, Leon Borders (Seymour Cassel),
will return someday and have to stop for gas or to pay the toll. She loves Jack, but is "saving" herself--except for athletic trysts with...