This atmospheric drama follows aimless Tom Skelton as he returns to his Key West home to start a fishing charter business, thereby arousing the ire of established guides Nichol and Carter, both of whom threaten the younger man with violence.
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Kooky film with wonderful Florida scenery and an absolutely amazing cast, directed by McGuane from his own novel. The filmmaking is loose enough that I can't tell if certain scenes are intentionally ambivalent or just slipshod, but the effect of the whole is quite unique. Peter Fonda following the fishing line through the underbrush to release the snared fish is a poetic highlight.