During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Sarah Michelle Gellar,
Seann William Scott
The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.
The daughter of an actor father and a social-climber mother, Domino Harvey, bored with her life, decides to join the team of Ed Moseby and becomes a bounty hunter. But she gets in trouble when the Mafia's money is stolen from an armored truck, while Moseby and his crew are participating in a reality show produced by Mark Heiss. The situation gets out of control when the sons of a rival mobster are kidnapped while the FBI is monitoring two gangs of mobsters. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
During the lengthy development period, Tony Scott commissioned several script drafts from Pulp Fiction (1994) coauthor Roger Avary. When Richard Kelly was brought on board, he discarded all prior drafts and started from scratch. None of Avary's material made it to the final film. See more »
At Laurence Harvey's funeral, Domino is holding and smelling a rose. In the next few frames the stem of the rose she's holding is actually a tulip stem and leaves. Then we cut back to Domino throwing a rose onto her father's casket. See more »
My name is Domino Harvey. I am a bounty hunter. You're probably wondering how a girl like me arrived here. What I say will determine whether or not I spend the rest of my life in prison. Let's start at the beginning.
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On the Australian DVD the credits end with the real-life Domino but do not start with Keira. She is just before the real Domino See more »
An intriguing story that falls way short of the mark due to poor direction.
For the most part my summary basically covers it all. The story had potential to be good and well told. However, instead of the flick being a decent action flick combined with the story of Domino Harvey's life leading up to the job where it all went wrong, the film comes off as a misguided and poorly shot music video that tries it's hardest to annoy the viewer with random uses of video filters edited in, and repetitive looping and almost auto-tuning of narration from the main character. Regardless of it's flaws which really irritated me and made me want to shut the movie off, I sat through it as the potential of the story intrigued me to finish. And based on that I generously give the movie a 4 out of 10. Sit through it at your own risk.
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