New Orleans, 1981. Sonny Phillips, just discharged from the Army, returns home. The only life he's known is as a gigolo, working for his mother, but he wants to leave that behind. However, the job his Army buddy promised doesn't materialize, and he can't escape his past.
AKA: Pony Rides (Working title)
DVD Release: August 19, 2003
Running Time: 110 min.
MPAA Rating: R: scenes of sex, violence and drug use
US Box Office: $30005
James Franco as Sonny Phillips, Brenda Blethyn as Jewel, Harry Dean Stanton as Henry, Mena Suvari as Carol, Seymour Cassel as Albert, Brenda Vaccaro as Meg, Josie Davis as Gretchen, Willie Metcalf as Cal, Scott Caan as Jesse and Nicolas Cage as Acid Yellow.
Written by John Carlen
Directed by Nicolas Cage