R | | Drama
A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.
The movie's title comes from a line in the Velvet Underground song "Heroin".
Will you believe me when I tell you that, there *was* kindness... in his heart. His left hand didn't know what his right hand was doin'. It's just that certain important connections had been burned through. If I opened up *your* head, an' ran a hot ...
According to the director and screenwriter, many continuity mistakes were intentional. FH misremembers the stories each time he tells them and so there are intentional differences inserted when shots reappear in the film.
$37,089 (USA) (18 June 2000)
$1,282,084 (USA) (20 August 2000)