In Texas in the late '60s, the Whit family meets for the funeral of grandfather Sparta. This, however, is no normal funeral, and the Whits are no normal family. Young L'il Sparta spies on ... See full summary »
A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
Once I saw the flashbacks to Vietnam the movie made a lot more sense. The main character, Will, began to make sense. Tattoos were used in ancient Rome to mark slaves to keep them from escaping- I got the same feeling about why the pimp had his women tattooed. Tattoos can also be the outward symbol of something inside. Will seems to understand this- but he can't save the girls from their fate. Not the best movie, but a psychological journey into the artists mind and the exploitation of women and the power of tattoos.
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