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.
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The first film to be aired on the Starz network on its February 1st, 1994 launch date. See more
When Slade and Simms get ready to leave for NY, Slade's tie changes from straight to crooked and back again. See more
Lt. Col. Frank Slade
[Lt. Col. Frank Slade is speaking in defense of Charlie Simms at meeting at the Baird School
Now I have come to the cross-roads in my life. I always knew what the right path was. Without exception, I knew, but I never took it. You know why? It was too damn hard. Now here's Charlie. He's come to the cross-roads. He has chosen a path. It's the right path. It's a path made of principle that leads to character. Let him continue on his journey.
Music by José Padilla
(as Jose Padilla)
Performed by The Tango Project See more