Hit Me

Hit Me

Director: Steven Shainberg
     
 

Hit Me is a film adaptation of Jim Thompson's crime novel, A Swell-Looking Babe. Sonny (Elias Koteas) lives with his retarded older brother, Leroy (Jay Leggett), and works very hard as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique (Laure Marsac) a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in. Sonny delivers her room service order and finds her…  See more details below

Overview

Hit Me is a film adaptation of Jim Thompson's crime novel, A Swell-Looking Babe. Sonny (Elias Koteas) lives with his retarded older brother, Leroy (Jay Leggett), and works very hard as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique (Laure Marsac) a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in. Sonny delivers her room service order and finds her bleeding from the wrists. She and Del (Bruce Ramsay), a male prostitute, draw Sonny into a robbery scheme which quickly begins to unravel.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/08/2003
UPC:
0658149811621
Original Release:
1996
Rating:
R
Source:
Lions Gate
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
2:08:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Director commentary; Widescreen; English and Spanish subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Elias Koteas Sonny
Laure Marsac Monique
Jay Leggett Leroy
Bruce Ramsay Del
Kevin J. O'Connor Cougar
Philip Baker Hall Lenny Ish
J.C. Quinn Bascomb
Haing S. Ngor Billy
William H. Macy The Cop

Technical Credits
Steven Shainberg Director,Producer
Donn Aron Editor
Amy Danger Production Designer
Mali Finn Casting
Gregory Goodman Producer
Mark Gordon Cinematographer
Denis Johnson Screenwriter
Phillip Manning Robinson Songwriter
Steve Tibbo Sound/Sound Designer
Karyn Wagner Costumes/Costume Designer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Quiet Desperation [6:29]
2. Cry for Help [5:28]
3. Capital Letters [5:17]
4. The Money [4:50]
5. Lonely [3:13]
6. Stationary [4:30]
7. Last Legs [5:13]
8. No Mouse [4:56]
9. Wife & Children [5:02]
10. Strictly Smaltime [4:18]
11. Dinner Order [4:33]
12. Gamblers [4:04]
13. Heaven [6:02]
14. Years [3:34]
15. Hiding [4:27]
16. Faith [6:01]
17. Sinking Ships [5:59]
18. Last Meal [6:17]
19. Ends Right [4:34]
20. Normal Life [7:57]
21. Friendly [7:20]
22. All Wrong [7:34]
23. Bellhop [7:45]
24. Credits [3:11]

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