Jack Grimaldi is a dirty cop who does favors for the Mafia. He has a loving wife, Natalie, and an adoring mistress, Sheri. He thinks he has it all, until both the cops and mob are outwitted by a vicious Russian mob assassin named Mona Demarkov.
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An edgy, sexy, weirdly touching (occasionally), atmospheric and vibrant piece of metafiction, with my favorite performance of Gary Oldman's to date. The man is truly brilliant; he establishes such a particular, effective chemistry with every actor and actress he works with, and he manages a larger-than-life charisma while being completely believable every minute he's onscreen.