Shut-Eye
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Shut-Eye
This low-budget urban drama emerged from the hand of writer-director-star John Covert. A gritty, unflinching saga, it concerns a working-class American couple, Ed (Covert ) and Kim) (Jennifer Kern), reduced to desperate measures to stay afloat in the brutal city of Chicago. Ed - a police detective estranged from the Chicago PD - runs security for Mafia-operated strip clubs to generate extra cash, while Kim operates a video store in the local neighborhood. Financial hardship creates added emotional strain and drives husband and wife beyond the point of no return, but disaster strikes when… More