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 movie got Oscar nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award for Bob Hoskins
, who, despite winning very many other Best Actor awards, did not win the Oscar for this film, losing to Paul Newman
for The Color of Money
(1986). To date [June 2013], Hoskins' performance in the film remains his only ever Oscar nomination for acting. See more
Camera shadow visible on the racks of clothes when Simone and George go shopping. See more
[at her front door, to George
Yeah? Do you want mum?
IN TOO DEEP
Words and Music by Genesis See more