A debauched Hollywood movie actor tries to piece together one wild night in Miami years earlier which remains a drug-induced blur, and soon finds out that some questions about his past are best left unanswered.
An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
A timid and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York City after dark and randomly shoots men with a .45 caliber pistol.
Filmmaker Eddie Israel is staring to shoot "The Mother of Mirrors," starring Francis Burns and Sarah Jennings. "The Mother of Mirrors" is the story of the last night of a couple falling into decay. Eddie is very demanding with the actors, and the film's heavy atmosphere acts upon the protagonists' daily lives.Written by
This movie marked a change of pace for Harvey Keitel, a follow-up to Bad Lieutenant (1992), also directed by Abel Ferrara. He played a film director named "Eddie Israel", and a nameless Lieutenant respectively. See more »
SNAKE EYES (to refer to the film under its original title, rather than the moronic "lets disguise this difficult work as a made for TV erotic thriller" title used for US release) is quite simply the finest American film of the 1990s. Nothing else even approaches it. The evidence is on the screen. Unfortunately, some people refuse to believe their own (snake) eyes. They refuse to look. There cannot be any other reason why they refuse to acknowledge this.
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