New Rose Hotel Movie Review

Frustrated to the point where most people will give up, Abel Ferrara's New Rose Hotel is one of the worst-realized psychodramas ever made, despite its stellar one-two punch of Walken and Dafoe. Ostensibly a story about two con men who take $100 million to get a bigshot scientist to defect to a rival firm, it eventually turns into a story of obsession and subjectivity when Dafoe's character realizes he's been had. The end result is that the last half the movie is a flashback to the first half of the movie, and mostly in slow motion. Interminable and dull, with plenty of mood lighting and little in the way of mood.

Cast & Crew

Director :

Producer : Edward R. Pressman


New Rose Hotel Rating

" Grim "

Rating: R, 1998


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