- Original title
- Running time
- 100 min.
- United Kingdom
Neil Jordan, David Leland
Thriller. Film noir | Prostitution. Mafia. Neo-noir
- Synopsis / Plot
- George, after getting out of prison, begins looking for a job, but his time in prison has reduced his stature in the criminal underworld. The only job he can find is to be a driver for Simone, a beautiful high-priced call girl, with whom he forms an at first grudging, and then real affection. Only Simone's playing a dangerous game, and when George agrees to help her, they both end up in a huge amount of trouble with Mortwell, the local kingpin.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Actor (Bob Hoskins)
: Nominated for Golden Globes: Best Actor Drama (Bob Hoskins). 4 Nominations
: BAFTA Awards: Best Actor (Hoskins). 6 nominations
: Festival Seminci: Golden Spike: Best Movie
: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Special Distinction Award
: Cannes Film Festival: Best actor (Bob Hoskins). Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Bob Hoskins). 2 Nominations
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
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