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Angel's Dance (1999)

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A young hitman is asked to prove himself by killing an innocent woman.

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Tony wants to be a hitman for the Mafia, but first he has to learn from a master. Enter Stevie California-cool, eats veggie burgers and quotes Neitzche. Tony may not agree with Stevie's style, but he has to complete his training so he can go back and kill the Mafia's accountant, who's about to turn state's evidence. His final test: kill whoever is randomly picked out of the yellow pages. His target: Angel Chaste. Angel works the graveyard shift at a mortuary. She thinks a doll is her baby. Her mother left when she was little. Basically, Angel has PROBLEMS. When Tony, Angel and Stevie collide, it will change all of their lives. Written by Mad Meg <mad_meg@hotmail.com>

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Don't mess with an angel and expect to be saved.


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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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25 February 1999 (USA)  »

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Angel's gun keeps changing. She buys a large squareish looking gun with a silver slide and a black body. But when she confronts Stevie in the diner, she has a much smaller all-silver gun (this gun is identical to the gun that nick carries in the final chase/gunfight sequence near the end of the movie). Later, Angel picks up Nick's gun (the all-silver one) because hers is out of bullets, but in the scenes leading up to that moment, sometimes she's carrying her black/silver gun and sometimes she's already carrying the all-silver gun. See more »

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Stevie: You know, you and I are a lot alike. Friedrich would be proud.
Angelica Chaste: Friedrich wouldn't give a damn, Rosellini.
[both pull out and cock their guns]
Angelica Chaste: Seems mine is bigger than yours.
Stevie: Size doesn't matter.
Angelica Chaste: Oh, yes it does.
Stevie: You mean those girls have been lying to me all those years?
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This is a sleeper...
5 January 2004 | by (Vermont) – See all my reviews

Jim Belushi's movie to carry, it appears, but what it slowly becomes is a character portrait of the rebirth of a lost soul. Sheryl Lee as 'Angel', at first somewhat amusing as an eccentric mortician, becomes the real center of the film in her transformation from freaked-out ditz to a woman in control of her own destiny. I found her character fascinating, and the interplay between her and Belushi is like watching a dance with strangers evolve into an odd interplay of almost-love. Detached from the get-go, that same detachment carries Angel through to the end. And it's Belushi's character, the "Rose", who gets sucked up in the surprising finale. Quite frankly, this is a good watch.


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