Release Date: October 7, 2005
Runtime: 107 minutes
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: Colin Firth; Kevin Bacon; Alison Lohman; Rachel Blanchard; David Hayman
This is an interesting little noir. Not as tight as it could probably be, but still a twisty diversion.
Vince Collins (Colin Firth) and Lanny Morris (Kevin Bacon) are a Martin and Lewis style nightclub act in the late 1950s. Telethons, hotel openings, and the like. They are rock star famous and live their lives as such, with hookers, pills, booze…you know the drill. One day in their New Jersey hotel suite, a chambermaid is found dead in a bathtub. How did she get there? How and why did she die? Who is responsible? Both Collins and Morris have airtight alibis, yet she was found in the bathtub in their hotel room. Not long afterwards, their winning relationship falters and the duo breaks up. Continue reading