The Cowboys are lured from Mexico to Coney Island by their former manager who disappeared at the end of Leningrad Cowboys Go America. He believes he is the reincarnation of Moses, sent to lead them back to the promised land - Siberia.
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Odd satire of 1960s biker flicks was produced by Aki Kaurismäki, so not too surprisingly it features an appearance by Jim Jarmusch (as a semimythical biker) and Kaurismäki himself (as a guy in a Cadillac looking for Reno). Gould plays a hapless dropout who runs afoul of a cannibalistic biker gang before throwing in his lot with a gorgeous bank-robbing Castroite. In between, much hilarity and mayhem ensues. Not otherwise distinguished but does a pretty good job evoking the films of the era, buoyed by a soundtrack featuring the likes of Davie Allan and the Arrows.
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