R | | Action, Crime, Drama
In 1980s Louisiana a police detective (W.Dafoe) arrests a contract killer (M.Dillon). To be with his wife (Amy Smart) and newborn, he becomes an informant and assists in taking down the crime ring boss etc. FBI, blood and revenge follows.
The Title Song was written, composed & performed by The Directors (Chris Brinker) 13 y/o niece, Mikayla Brinker. Mikayla actually wrote the song as a memorial for her uncle Chris who passed away making the Film. The song title is Whiskey Bay (The Ballad of Lynn & Jesse). FYI - The original title of the Film was Whiskey Bay.
South Louisiana in the 1980s was a different kind of time and place. Some called it lawless. But it wasn't. Others said we just got a certain way of doing things down here. But it ain't that either. Instead, I call it what it was. Hell with the lid ...
The record player used by Bud to play albums is set to 45 rpm. LP albums are played at the 33 rpm speed on record players.