Set in 1957 small-town Illinois, this gritty drama stars Jason Patric as an unemployed ex-con/deadbeat father whose ex-wife won't let him see his two daughters unless he gives her the money she needs to attend nursing school. After deciding to make some cash by having his pit bull compete in underground dogfighting events, he attempts to romance a classy new girl in town and get his life back on track. With Drea de Matteo, Sam Shepard, Bruce Dern. 117 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo Surround; audio commentary.