In Los Angeles, the naive and lonely burger waitress and aspirant singer Carol Heath finds an advertisement in the newspaper with a job opportunity in Tokyo. She has a meeting with the ... See full summary »
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
I wanna play a game with you.
Okay, what kind of game? I don't do kinky.
This isn't at all kinky. You just have to watch. It's called Russian Roulette.
[pulls out a handgun]
Relax. You want more money?
[throws more money on the bed]
Here's the game: You have to bet that money I gave you on whether I live,
[puts one bullet in the gun, spins the cylinder, and closes the cylinder]
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I saw this movie on the movie channel and unfortunately missed the first few minutes of the film but found the rest of it intriguing. None of it made any sense, of course but I found myself unable to turn it off. The whole thing had a dreamlike quality to me. What the heck was the bug lady doing in this film, anyway? Was the lead guy a mob boss or a tap dancer turned to crime in order to make a living?
In spite of the shortcomings, I really liked the soundtrack. Especially haunting were the songs by the Tiger Lillies.
My advice is to forget the movie and buy the soundtrack (if you can find it anywhere - which I have not been able to do).
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