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This convoluted crime drama offers a haunting view of the violent and ruthless world of three Miami drug dealers: Dante, his lover Micki and Cisco. Though only in their mid-'20s, all three are veterans in the field and have made their fortunes selling heroin to upper-middle-class clients at the city's hottest nightspots via teenage couriers. The operation is overseen by a friendly but crooked-to-the-core policeman. Together the threesome has fashioned a stable, well-ordered world that borders on respectability, but that world is shattered when Dante learns that former partner Gabriel… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

‑ Cole Smithey,
"Will leave viewers grasping for a meaning."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"In his third, most experimental film, Gomez again shows attraction to outcasts and criminals, but unlike LLaws of Gravity, here his haunting look at a Miami drug dealing circle is staged in a dreamlike hallucinatory manner, influenced by Kitano and others"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A rare--almost subversive--cinematic treatise on the modern gangsta genre"
‑ Glenn Slavin, Film Journal International
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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