Frank is a retired Lt Col in the US army. He's blind and impossible to get along with. Charlie is at school and is looking forward to going to university; to help pay for a trip home for Christmas, he agrees to look after Frank over thanksgiving. Frank's niece says this will be easy money, but she didn't reckon on Frank spending his thanksgiving in New York. Written by
Col. Frank Slade has a very special plan for the weekend. It involves travel, women, good food, fine wine, the tango, chauffeured limousines and a loaded forty-five. And he's bringing Charlie along for the ride.
Did You Know?
According to his book, Chris Rock
asked to audition for the part of Charlie but was turned down. See more
During the tango scene, Donna's earrings can be seen in one shot and in the next scene, they're gone. Then, at the end, the earrings return. See more
Lt. Col. Frank Slade
Goodbye, Willie. I'm no fucking good. I never have been.
Written by Robbie Robertson
Performed by Emmylou Harris See more