A disgraced Detroit cop gets a shot at a comeback when a beautiful young actress needs help taking down a powerful movie producer. Extortion, treachery, and dynamite are just a few of the complications that stand between him and the woman he loves in Charles Matthau's adaptation of the classic Elmore Leonard novel. Billy Burke, Christian Slater, Crispin Glover, and Michael Jai White star.
After the Movie: Stay for a conversation with director/screenwriter Charles Matthau and actors Crispin Glover, Michael Jai White, and Andy Dick. Moderated by film critic and author Kurt Loder.
Cast & Credits Collapse
Director Charles Matthau
Screenwriter Charles Matthau
Producer Charles Matthau
Editor William Steinkamp
Director of Photography John J. Connor
Production Designer Tom Southwell
Executive Producer George Eyde, Louis Eyde, Nathaniel Eyde, Robert Cantrell, Steven M. Berez, Donald Zuckerman, Lee Greenberg
Composer Joseph LoDuca
Co-Producer Judd Rubin
Primary Cast Crispin Glover, Billy Burke, Michael Jai White, Christian Slater, Sabina Gadecki, Breanne Racano, Andy Dick, Roger Bart, Bill Duke
About the Director(s)Collapse
Charles Matthau directed the critically acclaimed The Grass Harp, based on Truman Capote's novella and starring his father Walter, Jack Lemmon, and Sissy Spacek. He also directed the feature films Baby-O, Her Minor Thing, and Doin' Time on Planet Earth. He is currently in pre-production on his next feature, The Sugar Shack.