R | | Drama, Music
An aging cowboy movie star deserts a film set and tries to reconnect with his mother whom he hasn't seen in 30 years only to learn that he has a child he never knew about.
At one point, Howard's mother asks if Howard (Sam Shepard) is trying to runaway like Jesse James (also evidenced by a poster, Howard played Jesse in a movie within the movie). Shepard would play Jesse's brother in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007).
Mind if I turn the radio on?
Sutter: Yes, I do, as a matter of fact. I don't like outside influence.
Howard Spence: Outside?
Sutter: That's right. The world at large. It's a nasty place. Why allow it in? Livestalk reports, Navajo chanting, beheadings, bestiality. Nothing's ...
Howard Spence: I ...
As the camera pans away from the trash pile the next morning, a head of a crew member is visible in the lower left corner
$30,630 (USA) (17 March 2006)
$438,732 (USA) (28 July 2006)
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