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A collection of characters threaten to cross paths, unknowingly, during a night in the big city. The film focuses on two hit men (Reynolds and Forsythe) who are bound to collide with Cates, a beautiful prostitute. Written by Ary Luiz Dalazen Jr. <ajr@fortalnet.com.br>

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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, drug use and some perverse sexuality | See all certifications »
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Excellent movie
13 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is a movie for anyone bored with mainstream, Hollywood fare. It is a well acted black comedy that follows three groups of people over one night. Burt Reynolds and William Forsythe are excellent in the principal roles, though good performances can be seen throughout the film. Overall, highly recommended.


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