Mob boss Vic returns to business from madhouse. Meanwhile his best and quickest assistant Mickey Holliday is having an affair with Vic's girl Grace Everly and, at the same time, with her sister Rita Everly. What will Vic do? Whom will he kill? Is he really insane and weak? Many other mobsters, including Jake Parker, WackyJacky Jackson and Ben London think he's not so powerful anymore and hope to take his place.Written by
Sergey Ukladov <email@example.com>
Ben, go home. Pack your bags, and leave town.
Nobody tells Ben London what to do any more!
[shoots Ben in the leg]
Ben, hop home, pack your bags, and leave town.
I'll hop home whenever I fucking feel like it!
[shoots the other leg]
Now, Ben, roll home, pack your bags, and leave town.
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This movie is an allegory. Formally, an allegory is a representation of abstract ideas by elements in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form; in this case, the screenplay, the set design, and especially the actors are the elements by which the abstract is portrayed.
If you look for cool narrative structure and are familiar with, well, the Bible, you'll probably enjoy this tongue-in-cheek view of why "heaven is such a mess."
I'll just describe the characters: have fun with the rest of the analysis.
Vic -> God
Grace ->The grace of God
Rita, Grace's sister -> Justice (akin to God's grace is God's justice, and Rita means right)
Nick Falco -> Lucifer (Old Nick is a synonym for the devil, and don't forget the imposter). His philosophy was "to hell with every God d*mn thing".
Mickey -> the archangel Michael (Nick sees him as weak)
Gabriella -> the archangel Gabriel (just hangin' out until it's time to blow the horn)
Wacky Jacky Jackson -> chaos, which seeks to dismantle God's world ("I don't give a f*ck")
Mr. Gottlieb -> When you die, you will be in the hands of Gott Lieb--God's Love-- represented by an undertaker.
Ben London -> Man (ballsy, but rather slow and full of himself)
Finally, the title itself is a play on words itself: Mad Dog Time -> God
Don't be so hard on this movie until you watch it for what it really is.
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