R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A homicide detective and a fire marshal must stop a pair of murderers who commit videotaped crimes to become media darlings.
To prepare him for filming, John Herzfeld told Oleg Taktarov to watch On the Waterfront (1954), Spartacus (1960), East of Eden (1955), The Third Man (1949), and Moby Dick (1956).
It was my finger that pulled the trigger but morally I'm not responsible.
When the Emil and the Oleg are in the diner, the length of the ash at the end of the Emil's cigarette gets longer.
During the credits you see the aftermath of the punch to Robert Hawkins
InfiniFilm DVD includes deleted scenes with commentary: Emil forces Oleg to carry their baggage to the apartment; Jordy is visited by an annoying arsonist at his office; Emil helps a blind woman cross the street; extended, uncut scene outside the apartment fire set up for Jordy where the annoying arsonist returns; Jordy chases half-naked Oleg from a hotel across Times Square into a movie theater showing 2 Days in the Valley (1996) and mistakes on-screen gunfire for actual gunfire; extended scene of Emil in prison, explaining why he helped the blind woman.
English, Czech, Russian, Greek, Afrikaans
$10,523,154 (USA) (11 March 2001)
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