Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar. The boy finds out about her activities and tries to convince her to stop, to no avail. A local restaurant owner hires him to collect fish from a boat out in the bay, and the boy discovers that the restaurant owner is using the fish to bring drugs in to shore. He steals one load and goes about selling it so his mother can afford to quit her job. Written by
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language and drug-related scenes, and for brief but strong sensuality
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Did You Know?
The Eden House, featured in the movie, is a real hotel, and is the oldest hotel in Key West. Built in 1924 as the Gibson Hotel, it was purchased in 1975 by titular owner, Mike Eden. According to Mr. Eden, on the hotel's web site; "The movie Criss Cross starring Goldie Hawn was filmed at the Eden House for five months over the summer of 1990. Scott Summers wrote the short story Criss Cross while staying at the Eden House in early 1976." The Eden House is still in business and has been totally renovated since the movie. See more
A shot of a boatyard shows several 1980s outboard motors. See more
How come you don't got somebody? Aren't you lonely?
Yeah, sure. The only thing worse than being lonely with yourself is to be lonely with someone.
References Dark Shadows
Written by Peter Green
Performed by Fleetwood Mac See more