Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.
Did You Know?
Sam Rockwell does not have a speaking part, but for his fans, this movie will hold some significance. It clearly shows his bandaged left hand after his car accident and reconstructive surgery. He appears in several scenes, and in one, sits gingerly in the back of the truck, protecting his fingers by holding them straight up. See more
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Written by Mickey Cottrell
Performed by Steve Buscemi
and Rosie Perez See more