over 6 years
Cute little film with some great music and good message! Moonchild scene is phenomenal.
over 7 years
King Crimson and baby blue tap-dance outfits. Beautiful prog soundtrack.
Buffalo ’66 is a 1998 comedy-drama film that is writer/director Vincent Gallo's semi-autobiographical full-length motion picture debut. Gallo and Christina Ricci star in the lead roles and the supporting cast includes Mickey Rourke, Rosanna Arquette, Ben Gazzara, and Anjelica Huston. Gallo also composed and performed much of the music for the film.
Empire listed it as the 36th greatest independent film ever made. It was filmed in and around Gallo's native Buffalo, New York.
Having just served five years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Billy Brown (Vincent Gallo) kidnaps a young tap dancer named Layla (Christina Ricci) and forces her to pretend to be his wife. Layla allows herself to be kidnapped and it is clear she is romantically attracted to Billy from the start, but Billy all the while is compelled to deal with his own demons, his loneliness and his depression.
The subplot of Billy seeking revenge on the man indirectly responsible for his imprisonment, Scott Wood, is a...