The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.
When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After becoming involved with a (unbeknownst to him) young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later, she hires Bobby to kill the husband.Written by
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U-Turn is less a movie than a sequence of scenes, loosely connected by common characters. It begins with Sean Penn arriving in a small Arizona town, on the lam from a loan shark and missing several fingers. During the course of the movie, various things happen. Penn's character connects with a feisty young Latina who may or may not be having sex with her father. Claire Danes puts in a brief appearance as a hick stereotype, as does Vince Vaughan. Things happen, in no particular order and for no particular reason, for a good six and a half hours. Finally, the film ends, having boldly ignored such niceties as character development and story arc. A muddled, boring, overlong mess of a movie.
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