Dialogue-driven independent film skillfully mixes comedy and drama to chronicle the lives of an offbeat group of residents at a low-budget motel in Southern California. After a 21-year-old drifter and her loser fiancé get mixed up with such characters as a pair of drug addicts and a smarmy pimp, they find their lives taking an unexpected turn. Lolita Davidovich, Timothy Olyphant, Christina Ricci, and Robert Wagner star. 83 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.