Just out of prison for the criminally insane, Manny (Lou Diamond Phillips) returns to Reno where he takes a job as a clerk at the Hotel El Cortez. There, he finds trouble fast when he gets caught in the intersecting schemes of a crippled prospector, a rich gambler, a ruthless cop and a heroin dealer. Throw in the dealer's femme fatale girlfriend, Theda (Tracy Middendorf), and you've got a recipe for noir in this atmospheric indie thriller.
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- Stephen Purvis
RLanguage, sexuality, some violence and drug content
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it