Light drama meets tourism postcard with murders.
I liked most of the film, but there is about 30 minutes that consist of senseless relentless shoot-outs that ruin the murder story, leading to its death by killing the pacing.
The plot is the most basic: assassin falls for deaf girl, reconsiders his whole life commitment to hurting people for a living, “realpolitik” catches up to him, girl finds out about what he does for a living and dumps him like a hot potato, he goes out with a bang while pining for tender love. A lighterwithout amnesia.
Nic Cage performs his magic, with a strong supporting cast, particularly a silenced Charlie Yeung that rivals many speaking roles.
Yet another film botched in the editing room.