- Digitally Mastered
- Interactive Menus
- Chapter Selections
- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: October 2, 2007
- Originally Released: 1997
- Label: Platinum Disc
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Chicago Sun-Times - 09/27/1996
"...It has style. The writing is quirky and amused with itself, and Perez throws herself in to the role as if the world depended on it..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Feisty Latina Mercedes (Perez) earns her living at Nick's Dance Club in East LA -- a seedy dollar-a-dance hall filled with eccentric characters, while she pursues her true calling by day: struggling actress. A mix of other players set in motion a downward spiral of grim events that will change the lives of everyone involved in this gritty and unpredictable drama.
A wanna-be actress, getting by as a taxi dancer on the seedy side of Los Angeles, learns a lesson in life and aspirations when she falls in love with a fading Hollywood celeb.
Aspiring actress Mercedes earns her living working as a taxi dancer. One evening, a Mexican laborer named Ernesto dances with her and immediately falls for this beautiful, sensual woman. But he also realizes he'll need lots of money for expensive gifts and treats if he wants to win Mercedes' love. She, however, is already devoted to Harry, a married man, and will do whatever she can to make him her own. So when Harry claims to need $10,000 to divorce his wife, Mercedes turns to the unsuspecting Ernesto...
Personal Triumph |
- Distributed in the USA by Legacy Releasing.
- Rated BBFC 18 by the British Board of Film Classification.