George, after getting out of prison, begins looking for a job, but his time in prison has reduced his stature in the criminal underworld. The only job he can find is to be a driver for Simone, a beautiful high-priced call girl, with whom he forms an at first grudging, and then real affection. Only Simone's playing a dangerous game, and when George agrees to help her, they both end up in a huge amount of trouble with Mortwell, the local kingpin. Written by
She was a tart. He was an ex-con. And she was about to shatter his life forever.
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Did You Know?
The meaning and relevance of this movie's Mona Lisa
(1986) title is, according to the film's synopsis publicity, "a film about a song, about a painting, about a woman; about men, and the images they make of women, the stories they need do tell themselves, to keep them mystic, unfathomable, anything but real...". See more
When George and Thomas talk about nuns in disguise, George's cup changes hands between shots. See more
[at her front door, to George
Yeah? Do you want mum?
WHEN I FALL IN LOVE
By Victor Young
and Edward Heyman
Used by permission of Chappell Music Limited
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
Original sound recording exclusive owned and controlled by Capitol Records Inc. See more