Lily works for a bookie, placing bets to change the odds at the track. When her son is hospitalized after an unsuccessful con job and resultant beating, she finds that even an absentee parent has feelings for her child. This causes her own job to go wrong as well. Each of them faces the down side of the grift. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Seduction. Betrayal. Murder. Who's Conning Who?
Did You Know?
At the end of the movie when Lilly is leaving Roy's apartment with his money, blood is clearly visible on her knees and calves. But moments later when she is going down in the elevator, her legs are clean. See more
Around the country the bookies pay off winners at track odds. It's dangerous when a long shot comes in. Unless you have somebody at the tracks to lower those odds.
Referenced in The Making of 'Cape Fear'
DO YOU DO YOU LOVE ME
Performed by Dreamworld
Words & Music by Pete Theodore
and Emilie A. Bernstein
(as Emily Bernstein) See more