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Here we have the basic formula for a revenge story. Mickey Rourke stars as cop whose wife is accidentally killed one evening whilst entertaining a strange young man. He then starts stalking the convict on his release.....which leads to Rourke's lust for revenge. Had the story been this straight forward on screen then it surely would've bored me to tears, but the films eccentric characters and the complex relationships within the film carry it completely. Balthazar Getty makes a cameo as a whacked out pimp/motel owner Overall well worth a look.
It's unlikely you'll see Rourke in a low budget movie again, since his career has taken off again (finally), so check this out if your a fan.
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