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Matty is a film star who is tired of Hollywood life and moves to Miami, where he makes a proposal to his girlfriend Annie. She is not ready to marry him, and it is revealed that she had an abortion. Depressed because he lost his baby (though it was him who initially asked for abortion), Matty, together with his friend Micky, go on a wild night, they meet a waitress also called Annie and in the end of the night Matty passes out. A year and a half later Matty lives in New York, leads a clean life visiting AA meetings and has a relationship with attractive blonde Susan. He is still obsessed with Annie and returns to Miami, where unexpected news about Annie 2 (the waitress) waits for him. Written by
Movie star in a failing relationship goes to Miami and Mexico on drug and booze binge to try and put things together. Instead he falls into a blackout and loses the girl with Hopper filming a video about it all. So he goes back to New York. drys out and finds another woman but he takes one of the AA steps too far for his own good. Making amends can be difficult if he killed the woman?
The film missed US theaters and I can see why. The dreamier scenes and symbolism are ruined by the sound track which is deafening, irritating and not at all in tune with the flow of the picture. Modine is good but Hopper only goes thru the motions.
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