Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter at a diner with a drifter named Jack (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Paul offers Jack a place to stay-and soon the edgy, demanding Jack muscles his way into Paul's work and the two men begin a jagged game of one-upmanship that will bring at least one tale to an end.
There is a reason you don't talk to strangers.
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Did You Know?
The black butterfly is seen in many different parts of the world as a symbol of misfortune or an omen of death. See more
The vehicle Paul is driving at the beginning of the movie can be seen with no keys in the ignition and with keys in the ignition in several different positions at different times while he is driving. See more
They're looking for you, aren't they?
I ain't never going back.
Remake of Papillon noir