Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter at a diner with a drifter named Jack (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Paul offers Jack a place to stay-and soon the edgy, demanding Jack muscles his way into Paul's work and the two men begin a jagged game of one-upmanship that will bring at least one tale to an end.
There is a reason you don't talk to strangers.
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Did You Know?
Director Abel Ferrara (known for exploitation films such as 'Driller Killer' and 'Ms.45'), has a cameo as the store owner, Pat. See more
Paul hit the stroke on the typewriter 10 times instead of 9 while typing 'butterfly' near the end. See more
I heard a woman scream. I didn't imagined that, right! I allowed you to my home, and I'm a prisoner in my own house!
Don't make me hurt you.
Remake of Papillon noir