Gil Renard is a salesman in the knife business and is also completely obsessed with the game of baseball. Because he is from San Francisco he is a fan of the Giants, by the beginning of the season the Giants have signed all-star center-fielder Bobby Rayburn to a 40 Million dollar contract. But, things do not go well for both Gil and Rayburn. Rayburn is slumping and Gil loses his job and eventually his wife and son. However after Gil loses his job and his family, he goes deeper into his obsession with Rayburn and takes matters into his own hands. He believes that Rayburn is slumping because of another Giants player named Juan Primo who is playing well. SO Gil secretly helps him out. But when Gil feels that Rayburn is ungrateful, Gil kidnaps his son, Sean. Now, Rayburn must perform at his best at the last game of the season in order to save his son.
Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father’s career in the British military, his family moved around a lot. Their mother loved the going to the movies and instilled a love of cinema in her children.
While still a teenager, producer and director Tony Scott made his first foray into film with an appearance in his big brother Ridley Scott’s first short film, Boy and Bicycle. He later attended London’s Royal College of Art, as did his brother, and proceeded to get his feet wet behind the camera, at first by directing TV commercials for his brother’s production company Ridley Scott Associates. He became a leader in the British commercial industry, directing countless ads and building up an impressive resumé over the years. By the early ‘80s, Tony Scott… read more