Watty has made a living out of robbing convenience stores, but after one of these job turned into murder by his partner, the psychopath Billy Mack, he is on the run with his fiancé Starlene and with both Billy Mack, the police and some loansharks on his trail. Their plan is to go to Mexico but before they do that they want to get married and visit Starlenes parents. Written by
This is one jagged twisting ride you'll never forget.
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Did You Know?
When Watty and Starlene dash out of a used TV store, they run past a white wall, painted with the words, "Free Tex Watson." This is an homage to John Waters
. This slogan appears spray-painted on a wall behind 'Divine' as he prances through Baltimore's ghetto streets in Waters' Pink Flamingos
(1972). See more
The trio crosses into Mexico (heading for Acuna) at a land crossing (one guard, small guard shack with a drop arm barrier across the road). All crossings between Del Rio, Texas and Acuna, Mexico have to cross the Rio Grande River at a bridge. In addition, all U.S.-Mexico border crossings have both U.S. and Mexican border patrol guards. See more
You see, if you want something in life, you gotta' be able to go out there and take it. Nobody's gonna' hand it to you on a plate.
"This film is dedicated to the memory of David Whitley and Marcus Brown." See more
Performed by Kim Deal
and Bob Pollard
Kim Deal appears courtesy of 4AD/Elektra
Written by Felice Bryant
and Boudleaux Bryant
Published by Acuff-Rose Music, Inc./House of Bryant Publications (BMI) See more