R | | Drama, Romance
A man (Bentley) who makes his living composing other people's suicide notes enters into a romance with the sister (Ryder) of a recent client.
According to an interview he gave to the New York Times in 2010, this movie was made during the middle of Wes Bentley's decade-long, extremely serious addiction to cocaine and heroin. He said in that interview that he only accepted any movie roles during that time so that he would have money to buy enough drugs.
I love music. I just wish I didn't need it to pay the bills.
Evan: Yeah, but if you didn't write music what would you do? Right?
Abel: I would buy a cliff.
Abel: I would buy a cliff where people could come and throw shit off. You know, like fax machines and computers...
When Shirley drops Evan home they talk a bit and we can see Evan wearing the safety belt, then we see Shirley, then Evan again but without the safety belt on. At the end of the conversation we see Evan with the safety belt on.