R | | Drama, Romance
Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
The only non-Best Picture nominee for the year to be nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay.
I think the thing is, we both realized that we didn't have that much time. And I accepted him for who he was, and I didn't expect him to change, and I think he felt that for me, too. I liked his drama, and he needed me. And I loved him. I really ...
During their first "real" date in a restaurant, a guy with a blue and white shirt passes them in the same direction twice in within three seconds.
The opening credits do not appear until fifteen minutes into the film.
LaserDisc version is unrated and contains more sexually explicit footage. First pressings of the VHS versions also contained this footage but later pressings did not. The Unrated Edition has also been released on DVD and runs 112 min.
$70,864 29 October 1995