Mikey and Rose are professional assassins. They are also lovers, and once upon a time Rose also knew Mikey’s father. During an elaborate hit job for a malicious gangster, Rose fails to kill the main target, the gangster’s pregnant girlfriend. Instead, she delivers her baby and convinces Mikey to help her protect them both. As Rose weakens from cancer, Mikey becomes breadwinner for this unusual family. But tranquility will not last. –IMDb
Lee Louis Daniels (born December 24, 1959) is an American actor, film producer, and director. He produced Monster’s Ball and directed the film Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire, which received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Director; the film won two of the awards.
Daniels was born on December 24, 1959, in Philadelphia and attended Radnor High School. After graduating, Daniels attended Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. He began his career in entertainment as a casting director and manager after a chance meeting with a Hollywood producer, working on such projects as Under the Cherry Moon and Purple Rain. He continued managing talent, including several Academy Award nominees and winners. The documentary My Big Break features Daniels early in his career when he was managing actor Wes Bentley who starred as Ricky Fitts in American Beauty. In the documentary a dynamic Daniels animatedly comments on Bentley’s reluctance to capitalize on his… read more
How was Lee Daniels ever allowed to direct again after Shadowboxer? Riddle me that batman. I sat through this drivel solely for 1 scene: when Monique catches Joseph Gordon-Levitt serving cunnilingus to another black chick who then goes all hoodrat in the situation. Still--this film was hot garbawwge.
Have you ever watched a movie and every 5 min. you tell yourself "I hate this movie" but for some reason you keep watching til the last frame then you wonder, as Macy Gray's character does in this one, if someone slipped you the date rape drug but no, Cuba Gooding's Mikey explains, "you're dying," and then you realize a tiny part of your soul has died along with an even larger part of your brain? Send help. Please.