R | | Drama
Four Los Angelenos, a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper, are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.
Co-Producer Forest Whitaker was the first actor cast.
Rose Johnny: Are you afraid of me?
Jack Doheny: I'm old enough to be your father.
Rose Johnny: Most of them are.
You can see Forest Whitaker's reflection in glass in the scene where he sits next to his wife on the bench, as if the shot has been taken through a neutral density filter in order to use a large aperture.