In the metropolis of Rain City which is run under a military state, Wanda's Café is the meeting point for several individuals, who, in the words of Lt. Gunther of the police department, are converging on "the shit (they're) wallowing in". Former Rain City police officer John Hawkins - Hawk to his friends - has just been released from prison where he served eight years for murder, a crime to which he readily admits. He killed Fat Adolph, a mobster, in an effort to clean up the streets and protect the ones he loved. He has returned to Wanda's - Wanda who was his former lover - to restart his life. Straightforward Wanda still loves Hawk, but is not in love with him, and as such offers him a place to stay with no strings. Wanda has just hired largely innocent Georgia to work in the café. Penniless Georgia and her husband Coop have just arrived in Rain City with their infant son Spike in the run-down camper in which they live. They believed moving to the city - their first time ever in ... Written by
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Wandas Cafe was created for the film in an empty location in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood. It was so realistic people walked onto the set thinking it was a real cafe. Since the film, the location has been several real life cafes. See more
[Addressing Coop and Solo
So, you're the naughty boys who are trying to disrupt years of harmonious trade.
[addressing Rambo, who is fawning over his shoulder
They don't look especially tough to me, Rambo. Impatient, perhaps, but certainly not tough.
When their ship comes in, there's gonna' be a dock strike!
It's strange: most people imagine me to be a very patient person, whereas, I'm just the opposite. From the very moment I want something, I *have* to have it. Nothing ever satisfies me. ...
Trouble in Mind
Written by Richard M. Jones
Performed by Marianne Faithfull See more