LILY WACHOWSKI, LANA WACHOWSKI | USA | 1996 | 109 MIN | R | ENGLISH, ITALIAN
Before THE MATRIX changed everything, the Wachowskis infused noir with contemporary ‘90s cool when ex-con Gina Gershon becomes enamored by her new neighbor Jennifer Tilly and her mobster boyfriend’s $2 million dollar stash.
Cast: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s Debut series
All filmmakers have to start somewhere. A debut film may catapult a director into the auteur stratosphere or be merely a blip on their IMDb list, yet the debut remains a defining moment that can serve as film forensic for everything that follows.