New Rose Hotel (1998) Script

Hey!


[JL] Come on. You know this better than anybody, right?

There'’s a full-scale subterranean war being waged for every shred of information, and the corporate suits are killing each other off by the thousands each year.

It'’s like the Holocaust of the 20th century.

Everybody knows about it and nobody says anything about it.

And government is as culpable as any corporation.

"Potato"..."po-taht-o". The government...corporations.

It'’s the same thing. Exactly.

You'’ve got the contacts.

You may deny it, but I know better.

There'’s a dance you might be interested in.

There'’s a group somewhere in Indochina, who are synthesizing certain viruses-- choline inhibitors-- and they'’re looking for a mainstream buyer.

[Man] Hey, look who'’s here. Look who'’s here.

Hey...

♪ ...leaves me empty in love ♪

♪ What will happen this time, baby? ♪

♪ Nothing you can do can kill this ♪

♪ Love I feel for you

♪ Only you

♪ Only you

♪ Only you

♪ Falling in love

♪ Without falling in love

♪ Falling in love

♪ Without falling in love I don'’t care what you do. You can put it up your ass.

You just get that aluminum to the side elevators, or we'’re gonna have to send the Russian nurses down to help you out.

And the male ones, too, okay?

Ah-hah.

So what'’s new?

This will make you happy.

Dr. Hiroshi Imuri will be leaving Maas Corporate headquarters to attend a conference in Vienna in two weeks.

It'’s about time. I hadn'’t known that.

Good. Good.

Ah. Uh-huh.

They turned down 500 million and the lab from Sontag.

It'’s gonna take more than money.

We know that.

It'’s gonna take a cookie-- some kind of perk, something special. Let me ask you something.

Didn'’t get your back broken teach you anything?

No.

They'’re gonna kill you this time.

Don'’t be negative.

Everything'’s coming up roses.

My ship'’s coming in. Fox. Fox. Fox.

That'’s enough.

I know.

What are you looking for, Fox?

The perfect blow job.

It'’s got to be perfect.

I can remember when you were looking for virtue.

Isn'’t that what you said to me one night, in one of your all-night discourses?

Those were great times.

But now you mention it, what was I talking about?

Knowledge is virtue, or knowledge is virtue?

I could never get that straight.

If I were to say to you now that the unexamined life is not worth living, you wouldn'’t believe me anyway.

What do you believe?

That tomorrow'’s another day... and for every drop of rain that falls a flower grows... and to live is to be sick a long time.

I believe that you look terrific tonight.

You see the brunette over there?

She may not give the perfect blow job, but she'’ll do until one comes along. Well, so... she'’s only sensational? She'’s not a genius?

I'’ll send her over later.

Tell her it'’s a rental, not a purchase.

I don'’t want her getting any romantic notions, '’cause I know what a woman magnet I am.

♪ Her eyes are black

♪ Her hair is black

♪ Her fingernails

♪ She paints them black

♪ The clothes she wears are black on black ♪

♪ Black on black On black on black ♪

♪ On black

♪ '’Cause they go They don'’t come back ♪

♪ And that'’s a fact ♪

♪ Ah-hah

♪ Ah-hah

♪ And so it'’s black ♪

♪ I know it'’s black ♪

♪ I know it'’s black ♪

♪ Your daddy'’s black ♪ I just found out Hiroshi'’s making plans to attend a conference in Vienna.

I got the hotel where he'’s staying.

It'’s his wife's favorite. Only she won'’t be there.

She'’s going to a spa.

He'’ll be away from Maas scrutiny.

We can get an offer to him-- finally, at last.

[X] How do you propose we do that?

[Fox] We need the cherry in the cake--

A little something extra.

♪ ...Oh, because she holds

♪ She never folds

♪ It'’s always black ♪

♪ Her soul is black

♪ Her soul is black

♪ Ah-hah

♪ Her soul is black

[applause]

[speaking Italian]

♪ I said I love you

♪ For forever and a day

♪ And then you asked, "Is that the night ♪

♪ you walked away?"

♪ You know I love you so much ♪

♪ You know

♪ I need you so much

♪ You know I'’d die for you ♪

♪ So don'’t kill me, baby ♪

♪ I said I love you...

♪ And then you asked me

♪ You know I love you so

♪ You know I love you so

♪ You know I love you so...

Julie, who'’s that girl?

Sandii. Sandii.

Yeah. She'’s a real whore.


[Fox] So, what'’s her story?

[X] What do you mean? [Fox] She didn'’t say anything?

She got a cock in her mouth the whole time, or what?

She'’s a Shinjuko girl. She says lots of things.

She'’s Italian. I don't know. What else do you want to know?

I don'’t know. Tell me.

Well, she'’s got a tattoo.

Get away! Hi.

Ah, Fox-- Sandii. Sandii-- Fox.

[telephone ringing] Ah, fuck it.

Yeah, get that for me, will you?

He says you have a tattoo.

Yeah, on my belly.

It goes with the cheap shoes. Hey. What are you doing?

That'’s all right. Go ahead. Ignore him.

How do you know I'’m not done? That outfit is Chinese, right?

Knockoff some Tokyo original.

It'’s good, but the accessories don'’t do it.

Attention to detail-- that'’s our strong point.

That'’s why we get paid the big bucks.

What do you think about big bucks, baby?

Big bucks? What do you mean?

I mean, how would you like to make a million of them?

What'’s going on in that twisted mind of yours?

You said they got him tighter than a crab'’s ass.

Well, we got the lubrication. Get to the point.

It'’s elegant. It'’s simplicity.

It'’s so corny, it can'’t miss.

Beautiful temptress, Sandii, seduces, induces wild and crazy egghead scientist to drop his humdrum life and spend the rest of his days doing the things he likes best-- hot research and hot nooky.

So, what do you think of all this elegant simplicity?

What do I think? [speaking Italian]

You didn'’t answer my question. I don'’t understand.

I'’ll explain. She may think we'’re nuts, but, also, she doesn'’t meet guys everyday who offer her

$1 million to do what she did with you just now, for what, a couple of hundred? Please, no offense.

Please, sit-- have coffee.

Please, sit. No offense.

How do you know it'’ll work?

Don'’t be negative. What matters is, we come up with some pragmatic plan.

We'’re taking a shot here. We'’re not hanging around the fort type of people-- we'’re Crazy Horse.

Right. We'’re taking on Custer.

Crazy Horse had the edge, huh?

Right. And Alexander the Great had it.

Field Marshall Romell. Hold on one second.

Are you saying I get paid $1 million for seducing a man?

And then what? He'’s gonna leave his job and--

And family How do you know I'’ll do this?

Let me be clear.

You'’re saying you prefer to turn tricks for small change rather than make a million dollars turning one big one?

How old are you?

Can you afford to say '’no' and continue to believe that your mom and dad didn'’t raise you to be a nincompoop?

And don'’t tell him anything?

Oh, he loves it.

He says "Great."

No, he says "Win."

Okay, I'’ll think about it.

Good. Time'’s up.

Do it-- or forever wish you had.

This is your ticket out of the boneyard.

In case you didn'’t notice, you'’re dead-- you just don'’t have the sense to lay down.

I'’ll go up to one of your sisters, right now, make her the same offer.

Okay.

Good. You'’re excepted into the Fox School of Basic Training.

The course will cover the life and times of one Hiroshi Imuri.

[Fox] Hiroshi has edge big time-- success, money, talent and women.

Life comes easy to him.

It'’s this justified arrogance which is causing him to chafe under the yoke of Maas Schmuck Researchers.

And look at him-- the look on his face says it all.

He'’s among them, but he'’s not of them.

He'’s a freak.

He takes a whole field of science-- he shatters it.

Every accepted concept, he brings on the violent revision of an entire body of knowledge.

Hot proteins, huh? Who would have thought it?

High speed links.

You know what you get when one of your lab guys does that?

Basic patents.

That'’s a synonym for, tax free, sometimes billions.

Our guy doesn'’t like to play by the rules-- he'’s always giving the suits heartburn.

The word on Hiroshi is he'’s fed up with corporate politics.

Maas, other genetic guys, are keeping him down.

They'’re scared of him.

He'’s a renegade.

You don'’t have to memorize a hundred handy phrases to convince him to drop everything and be with you.

All'’s you have to keep in mind is who and what you'’re dealing with.

This guy is grandiose, he'’s arrogant.

He has every right to be. Here, take a look.

The beautiful Missus.

Helga-- dominatrix from hell.

Ball-busting, psycho hose beast from hell.

[laughs]

You know, I'’ve never met her but... there'’s something about her that'’s just--

[Sandii] I don'’t like her. I don'’t like her, either.

There'’s something about her that'’s just like ice.

I mean, I don'’t blame him for, you know, going elsewhere.

I mean, it'’s not like she was 400 pounds.

She'’s beautiful, but, you know, she'’s not nice.

Hiroshi is a fish out of water living in the west.

German wife... fencing, not kendo.

The way I see it, this guy could live anywhere.

So long as he can do his work and have some good couscous.

[Sandii] Look at him. He'’s a genius.

There'’s an old saying:

The hair on a snatch could tow a battleship.

All you have to do is feed his grandiosity and play on his horniness.

If you could bring your intellect, your emotions, to that point... you'’ll have a sense of the edge.

[Sandii] The edge?

What'’s the edge? Edge.

It'’s...

It'’s...guts!

To go beyond the distance.

In the old days, these guys walked to the North Pole behind a dogsled.

Today, it'’s that same fraction of sheer human chutzpa. locked inside the heads of the world'’s hottest scientists.

The Greeks said:

Virtue is hitting the mark.

Edge is virtue.

[Sandii] What happens if he doesn'’t believe me?

If you believe, he will.

You have to fall in love with him in your mind.

You have to--

You know how to make-believe?

Make a man fall in love with you.

Okay.

Let'’s... make-believe.

Come on... it'’s a show.

[laughs]

I'’m Hiroshi.

I can'’t do a Japanese accent. I'’ll try anything.

[As Hiroshi] This is madness!

I can'’t just drop everything and-- and be with you!

Everything? You call this everything?

What, cut off, and fucking ball-busting bad weather?

Well, you have to be with me!

We have to teach this fucking Maas a lesson, right?

These people, they don'’t understand you.

I understand you.

They'’re gonna kill you, you know that?

Let me take care of you. Let me...

I'’ll get you power.

I'’ll get you... passion.

I'’ll get you big bucks.

It'’s gonna work.

Come on.

[X] Look, we spent a year and a ton of money pursuing this guy.

We know how many times a week he take a shit, for chrissake.

But we'’re no closer to pulling this off than the first time you thought of it. That was a year ago.

You'’ve proven my point. A year'’s a long time.

This is it. I'’m finished with it.

No more Hiroshi.

Let'’s find something else to do.

There'’s plenty of work out there.

Before you and I hooked up, what was your great coup in corporate espionage? There you go again.

No, allow me to remind you. You had a helicopter fly over a smoke stack, yes? Yes.

Capture some smoke so it could be analyzed to figure out what was in this alloy they were making.

Good. The problem was, this alloy was obsolete in six months.

You might as well spend your time bartending.

You finished? It was me, opened your eyes to corporate defectors. That'’s where the money is.

Everything else is waiting.

♪ I said I love you

♪ For forever and a day

♪ And then you asked

♪ "Is that the night

♪ You walked away?"

♪ You know

♪ I love you so much

♪ You know

♪ I need you so much

♪ You know I'’d die for you ♪

♪ So don'’t kill me... ♪

♪ You know I'’d die for you ♪

♪ I'’ll cry and I'll fly ♪

♪ But don'’t ♪

♪ Ask me to cry

♪ '’Cause I'll cry over again ♪

♪ You know I'’d cry ♪

♪ And I'’d die ♪

♪ I'’ll fly ♪

♪ But I won'’t cry ♪

♪ I won'’t ♪

♪ I won'’t ♪

♪ I won'’t ♪

♪ You know I'’d die for you ♪

♪ I'’d die ♪

♪ I'’d die for you ♪

[Fox] Look.

The guy can'’t get laid unless he leaves the house.

[X] Where did you get this footage?

[Fox] Madam Rosa. Turns out there'’s some kind of whoremasters fraternity. This episode was taken in a cathouse in Hamburg, which-- dig it-- is owned by Maas.... for the sole entertainment of Hiroshi... and a few of his lucky chums.

[X] For him? They built this thing for him?

[Fox] That'’s right.

You'’re looking at him.

[Fox] He'’s got everything, but he doesn'’t have passion.

The look on his face says it all.

Whoo! Whoo! Did I promise you?

Technicolor-- 3-D.

With Cinerama, around the world.

Huge. This guy is scary, huh?

Look at that. Look at that.

Our friend has a taste for dark-haired beauties.

Am I right?

I know what the guy likes. You'’re right.

You took the words of my mouth.

Okay. You know...

Madam Rosa thinks you'’re too involved to pull this off.

Is that what the good madam thinks?

Or is that what you think? No. I told her my man knows how much is riding on this.

He'’d never compromise it for some broccoli.

I told her that. She understood.

Thanks. Yeah. But... is Madam Rosa picking up on something?

What do you think?

What do you think?

You really worried about me? This is the time to do this.

Sandii is our shot. You have to have your head clear pull this off. It'’s clear.

Get her ready. Teach her... to fall in love... without falling in love yourself.

Don'’t you worry about me.

Just watch me.


♪ He wrote this

♪ All that we have first

♪ We get further and further and further ♪

♪ From what we must do

♪ We get further and further and further ♪

♪ From what we must do

♪ I saw you asleep beside a hole ♪

♪ Your skull inside that hole ♪

♪ Your eyes blackened by the sound ♪

♪ And the thought of God ♪


[Sandii] Yo!

[X] What?

Check this chicken outfit.

I can'’t hear. Huh?

[X] I can'’t hear you. Hang on.

The chicken outfit!

Hey.

This is a lady of the night.

Angelica, pleased to meet you. You look beautiful.

Do you like it? Do you want me to wear this?

No.

Do you like this? Yes.

So, my name is Angelica DeMayo. Pleased to meet you.

Angelica, pleasure meeting you.

Hiroshi Imuri. Oh, hi.

I work here. Um, I'’m a PR.

I'’m having a conference for this company I work for.

It'’s called, um...

[chatter]

So that'’s you, right?

Home movies.

You like that?

Mmm...they'’re nice.

He'’s trying to get laid over there.

Hiroshi, what are you gonna do tonight?

Gonna fucking try a girl for the first time? Huh?

You better fuck her good.

Buono, buono. Buono, buono.

You know, '’cause...

I'’m a little girl from Italy. I have never done these things.

Never?

No. I don'’t know how to do it. But--

I'’ll show you.

Are you gonna do it? Yes.

Buono, buono. Buono, buono.

Buono, buono.

Buono, buono.

Hiroshi. Hiroshi.

Hiroshi...

What if I fall in love with you, Hiroshi?

You will.

[chatter]

I used to see this boy when I was living with my sister, in Naples.

I used to live in Naples.

Me and my sister, my mother, my grandmother.

Oh, it was so nice. Naples-- so, so nice.

So nice.

My father-- my father is...

He'’s-- He's French.

He was never there. I don'’t remember.


Hiroshi.

[laughs]

Fuck! I forgot the key.

You wait here. I'’ll be right back.


Bye-bye.

[screams]

Are you fucking crazy? You scared the shit out of me.

How do you feel?

I feel great! I'’m stronger!

Oh. Here'’s your I.D. card.

My I.D. for the conference, right? Right.

So are you ready?

Yeah.

Okay.

Yeah.

I'’m gonna miss you. Yeah.

Go. Okay.

Yeah.


[speaking Italian]

[speaking Italian]


[chatter]


[X] Tell me what you got.

[Grabber] Here'’s the videocam log.

Got a few examples for you.

These guys weren'’t street punks, either.

They were good... really good.

Here'’s something you'’re familiar with.

Total fucking abortion.

It was reported as a failed kidnapping?

Bullshit.

It was an inside job from Maas... and Maas took out Maas.

Maas fired on Maas.

So you can neutralize Maas'’ double security?

With those guys, it'’s only a matter of money.

Money'’s no problem.

You understand-- this is a defection, not a kidnapping.

It makes no difference.

How did you arrange that?

Honey trap.

Hey, let'’s go spend some of your unlimited money.

[X] So, what'’s next?

[Fox] I want to make the deal first.

I want to know what these guys are willing to pay ahead of time.

[X] This is all well and good, but you'’re leaving out a really important part of all this.

[Fox] What?

[X] The arrival of your beloved Hiroshi.

[Fox] Don'’t be negative.

[X] A hundred million bucks-- just like that.

[Fox] Hosaka wants Hiroshi...bad.

This guy can come up with one breakthrough after another.

As we speak, he'’s mutating a virus that could cure the common cold.

You know how many billions that'’s worth?

A hundred million-- we are giving the guy away.

Did I say that?

Remind me-- plus expenses.

Remind me to tell these pricks: Plus expenses.

Who'’s the boss?

We'’re the boss.


Well...

Thanks for seeing us.

When we began negotiations a while back, it was understood that there was to be a deadline.

That deadline, having come and gone, we feel that any renewed negotiations with Hosaka Corporation should begin from scratch.

So we'’re prepared to deliver Hiroshi Imuri to the destination of your choice.

The price-- a hundred million dollars.

Not fifty. For fifty, we could be talking to Sontag.

[JB] So...

are you in contact with the subject?

Every day.

Twice on Sunday.

Marrakesh has many defunct heroin labs now converted for other research and production.

Find a suitable one and purchase it.

Outfit it according to the subject'’s specifications and requirements.

We'’ll take care of everything.

Don'’t worry.

Be happy.

Okay?

Thank you.

Thanks.

Bingo.

Hey.

Hey.

Oh, my back.

[Fox] Did you see their faces? I broke their protocol.

I said the name of the competition.

They didn'’t know whether to shit or go blind.

Did you see the way they looked at us?

Respect.

[X] I thought you were gonna give them the '’Edge' lecture.

[Fox] To me, they looked like harikari is redundant.

We had a good day. [X] Yeah, we did.

I wrote a haiku in honor of the occasion.

A dog... walks into a bar.

He'’s wearing a suit, a shirt, and tie.

He says to the bartender...

I'’d like a scotch and toilet water.

That'’s a haiku.

Roughly translated.

You know, on another more serious note.

Sandii and Hiroshi were seen having dinner at a hotel two nights ago.

Very cozy, this description I got.

Lots of chitchat. They were telling jokes.

Also, her room was not slept in that night, according to the cleaning lady.

Looks like you'’re not the only one.

I suppose that'’s good.

You know...

business is business. Just because he'’s fucking her doesn'’t mean he's gonna put her on the back of his horse and ride out of town.

Yeah, but we'’re betting $100 million that our horse comes in first.

There'’s no place to show in this race.

I mean, that'’s the way I love it.

Also-rans make me puke.

They'’re gonna come after us, you know that.

I'’ve been hunted my whole life.

It'’s all I know-- me against them-- from the beginning.

What do I care? They broke my back.

I'’ll break their back. I'’m a hunter, too.

Yeah, that'’s how anybody who has the edge must feel.

That'’s how Hiroshi feels.

He'’s...

He looks different.

He'’s like us.

So... if this happens... will that do it for you?

Will you find redemption?

And will you finally have the edge, or whatever you call that pie-shaped wedge that'’s missing from your psyche that doesn'’t allow you to feel complete?

This is what the prospect of whacking up $100 million does to you?

Thank goodness I didn'’t ask for two.

Psyche'’s?

These things are for idlers and dreamers.

Introspection? Where does this come from?

It does not befit, behoove a gentleman, to be introspective.

I'’m with you. Good.

Now that the heartfelt conversation is out of the way, can we talk about money?

I want you to fly to Marrakesh.

There'’s no point dilly-dallying.

I want our guy to know he has a lab to go to.

I'’ll take care of it. I want him to, you know, give him anything he wants. Make the guy happy.

This is it. He has the girl.

He'’s ridded of the ball-buster wife.

The guy, he'’s like-- You envy him, don'’t you?

I do. Yeah, I do envy him. You love him, don'’t you?

I would love it to be so free, to be so rich.

So famous. So, you know, the guy'’s got everything.

What do you give the man who has everything?

Sandii.

That'’s a terrible name.

I mean, is she... is she from Stanton Island?

Is her father in construction?

She has two sisters, Teri and Tina?

Candy.

Hey, banzai!

Banzai.

Waiter! Coleslaw for everybody.

Too bad there'’s nobody here.


[Arab] It'’s amazing, absolutely amazing.

How does he do it? Huh?

He'’s got nothing to show for it.

Sets the guy up with a half-a-hooker in Vienna.

Half-a-hooker?

Whatever she is.

Anyway, I got this lab.

It was used for heroin in the old days.

But now-- now he wants me to get ventilated specimen cages.

Where the fuck am I gonna get ventilated specimen cages?

Are you gonna be able to do this?

Yeah. I got the generators coming, new refrigeration.

There'’s Hamid now. They'’re all called Hamid.

Where the fuck were you?

You were supposed to meet me twenty minutes ago.

I was there. What do you mean?

I gotta look for you like a snake moving around.

I had to leave to conduct other business.


[Grabber] We can make this complicated or we can make it simple.

Now, simple means-- Blood.

Complicated means money.

What we'’re gonna recommend is complicated.

Moving parts...

It'’s like a prop job, magic act, disappearing.

End result is, the good doctor vanishes.

Maas is standing around holding an empty bag.

So what do you want to go-- two?

[X] I don'’t know. Your recommendation?

Three. Three.

If that'’s the way it gets done, that'’s the way it gets done.

Deal. One more thing.

I want you to arrange for the girl to stop overnight in Berlin on her way to Marrakesh.

Done deal. All right.

All right, let'’s go, guys. Let'’s get the fuck out of here.

[thunderclap in distance]

I missed you so much.

You did?

Uh-huh. Yeah, I did.

Well...

I heard you were busy.

Hmm? You heard--?

You were busy. Who told you--?

Who told you that? Hmm?

I booked you a flight for Morocco for tomorrow morning.

You'’ll be on your way when I pull the string and Hiroshi drops out of sight.

So...

So...

How was it?

How was what?

Sucking his cock.

Whose cock?

Hiroshi'’s?

Hmm?

Yeah.

Oh, you know, it was good. Good, you know... cock.

Nice and Japanese.

You made me suck his fucking cock.

I did? Yeah.

You hired me. I was there?

Forcing your head down on him?

Come on. Come on?

You fucking hired me to suck this guy'’s cock.

Look. I didn'’t hire you. Fox hired you.

Yeah, okay, but you didn'’t say no.

You could have disa-- You didn'’t have to.

"I didn'’t have to"? Look, I...

I thought we were doing this together?

You think I like sucking this fucking cock?

You did a real good job, I'’ll tell you that.

The guy'’s gonna leave his family, his career.

He'’s gonna go off and live on a fucking desert island.

I checked it out-- not a sushi roll in the whole country.

Not bad.

Not bad-- exactly.

Listen-- uh...

Oh...

Aren'’t you happy?

You know-- Yeah.

You know, aren'’t you proud of me?

I did what you told me to do.

Yeah, but don'’t expect me to be happy about it.

You fucking made me suck--

You think I enjoyed sucking this guy'’s cock?

You think I liked it?

I don'’t know.

I don'’t know.

Yeah, yeah. You don'’t know.

I fucking risked my life, okay?

What is this fucking joke?

Hmm?

Why are you angry at me?

I'’m not angry. I'm just...

I'’m confused.

I want to marry you.

Marry...?

I want to marry you.

Why not?

Can we get married like everybody?

Can we get married like my grandfather and my grandmother?

Can we get a house and have children?

Huh?

And a car?

Can-- Can we have... that?

Do you want to end up killed in the street?

Nobody will ever know your name.

Nobody will ever cry over you.

This is how you want to die?

We stared this-- we gotta finish it.

We can'’t turn our back on Fox.

I can'’t let the guy down, all right?

No. I was saying now.

I was saying me and you, now-- tomorrow morning-- we leave him.

I-- come on.

I...

Where is Fox now?

We will talk about it when you get back.

When you get back from Marrakesh.

Where is Fox. He'’s in Marrakesh.

He'’s...

You know, he wants to be there to see when Hiroshi arrives.

Witness the resurrection with his own eyes, stick his finger in the--

How much is he getting for this?

I'’m not-- you know, I--

Ah...

It'’s not about money. Does he know-- does he...

Okay. But does he know we'’re spending this night together?

Oh. Forgive me for the other things I said.

It'’s stupid. I feel ashamed.

Okay?


[woman speaking German]

[Sandii] Good-bye.

[German woman] Auf weidersehen.


Hi.

Hombre...

Everything'’s good.

He loves it there, he loves her.

He'’s happy.

He'’s a clam in linguini.

How was your flight? Your back okay?

Yeah.

You look tired. When'’s the last time you got some sleep?

Rest in the boneyard. My life is not about trying to get sleep. It'’s about finding out our account has been credited in the tune of $100 million. Yes?

What if they fuck us?

They'’d love to. But they... they know:

What Fox giveth, Fox can taketh away.

With Sandii in place, I am the boss man.

You want some tea?

Yeah.

Nico-- [speaking Japanese]

Did I tell you...

Sandii'’s gonna meet me in Shinjuko in a month?

Thanks.

You mean... they'’re not gonna live happily ever after?

It'’s not going that way. She'’s gonna live with me.

Where?

You know, I... I don'’t know.

Somewhere.

Anywhere.

Hmm. This is kind of a surprise.

I mean, I thought we were partners.

What'’s going on? We are. It'’s finished.

This is like you'’re doing a one-eighty on me here.

What the fuck is that? Come on. I walk in here with good news and you tell me a thing like that?

Was this your idea, or hers? Do us both a favor-- forget about romance. She'’s a punchboard.

Anyway... you think if she had any plan to come back she'’d have left in the first place?

Well...

Good luck to the both of youse.

What are you gonna do?

Same thing I'’m doing now.

It'’s not about money-- it'’s about action.

It'’s just not about doing something and calling it a day.

Ride '’em, cowboy.

To business.

Where are you staying?

The Hyatt. We have adjoining rooms.

You know something? You'’re not in love.

You'’re in lust.

A week from now, you'’re gonna change your mind.

Everything'’s all right.

[Geisha girls giggling]

I used to be able to tap-dance.

86...49...52...

I feel like George Burns.

Greetings, earth man. We'’ve worked.

It'’s time to rest.

Get ready to be happy.

Ah...

[Girls in unison] Happy birthday!

Tah-dahhh!

So...ah...

This is Colette.

And, Colette and Colette and...

This must be Colette'’s sister? Colette has a friend.

In fact, Colette has four friends.

In fact, maybe if we'’re lucky, we get lucky-- make giggy-giggy.

You'’re looking after me, right?

This is just an act he puts on. In fact, he'’s having a wonderful time.

Come on. Come on.

My kid brother.

You know...

Come on. Let'’s have a drink.

Listen. Do you want to eat something first?

Looks pretty...

Looks pretty tempting over here.

Looks nice and fluffy.

Anyway... Get your ass over here.

Get your ass over here.

This is going to be our night to howl.


Well, this is...

This is fantastic.

[in unison] Happy birthday to you!

[Sandii] Can we get married?

I want to marry you.


[laughing]

Sandii...

Where are you now?

I must be out of my mind.


[Marcelino] Mr. Mastapool? [X] Yeah.

Macelino here.

I think you may want to hear this.

This morning, Hosaka'’s leading gene man, Mona, flew in.

[X] Yeah? Yeah. I'’m sure it was him.

He was proceeded by dozens of security agents.

I followed him from the airport all the way back to the lab.

Go ahead.

They'’re swarming all over the fucking place.

See?

Their disguise is a fucking joke.

Look, Ashedan.

What'’s he doing here?

You told me Hiroshi was going to run the lab by himself.

See? Look at that.

[Fox] Hosaka'’s bringing in the top guys in their bio section.

Why? All that edge in one place, huh?

One bomb-- Oy.

The right place, The right time-- kaboom!

Sayonara , eggheads.

I know what this is. I'’ve seen it before.

It'’s finished.

You sold '’em Hiroshi, now forget him.

You'’re obsessing on this guy. You got to let it go.

Yet, they'’re taking this chance. Why?

They told us they wanted to isolate Hiroshi-- keep him away from their central thrust.

I don'’t think so. It seems to me... there'’s some kind of power struggle going on inside Hosaka.

Somebody big is flying his favorites in rubbing '’em all over Hiroshi, for luck.

I smell money, a lot of money-- much more money. I'’m finished.

I thought-- Huh? I'’m through with it.

What?

The deal'’s done.

Chapter closed. Next case.

But this is a whole different ballgame.

[chimes tingle]

Nothing else to do.

Nothing else to do. I'’m finished.

Wait. Wait. Wait. Come on.

You'’ll feel better in the morning.

Come on. Come on. Now get out of here.

Yeah, well-- get some sleep.

[cell phone ringing]


Yeah?

[Marcelino] Mr. Mastapool.

It'’s a plague...a plague.

Fever and death everywhere.

Everybody'’s dying of the same exact thing.

It'’s definitely some sort of virus.

Someone must have reprogrammed the DNA synthesizer.

Mona is dead. Hiroshi is dead.

What happened to the girl? The girl?

The girl! The girl has vanished.

She'’s vanished!

Fox?

Fox?

What?

The lab'’s been wiped out.

Sweet Jesus. I should have seen it.

Come on, let'’s go.

Sandii...

Just check our credit.

So...

What? The money'’s gone.

They deny we had an account.

They'’re coming after us.

Let'’s go.

[Fox] Your friend sold us out to Maas.

They don'’t care about Hiroshi.

They swapped him for the chance to wipe out Hosaka'’s entire team.

[X] Sandii.

[Fox] They turned her in Vienna.

I should have seen it coming.

We split up, buy what we need.

Get stuff that makes you look like a tourist-- backpack, sunglasses, cap-- you know.

We'’ll get out of here if we have to walk out.


Let'’s go.


[Fox] I just found out Hiroshi'’s making plans to attend a conference in Vienna.

I got the hotel where he'’s staying.

It'’s his wife's favorite, only-- hello-- she won'’t be there.

She'’s going to a ball-busters convention.

It was me opened your eyes to corporate defectors-- that'’s where the money is. This is our shot.

He'’ll be away from Maas'’ scrutiny.

We can get an offer to him-- finally, at last.

You understand how we fit in.

We'’re point men in the skull wars--

Soldiers-- in the secret...

...isolated, singular, focused.

Ah, what a perfect wolf you are.

Eyes glazed, lips parched, ribs showing.

Hungry. And you?

[growling] How hungry are you?

See, we need a cherry on the cake.

[Fox] What'’s the story?

She didn'’t say anything?

She had a cock in her mouth the whole time?

Attention to detail-- that'’s her strong point.

That'’s why we get paid big bucks.

What do you think about big bucks, baby?

Big bucks? What do you mean?

[Fox] How would you like to make a million of them?

It'’s elegance in its simplicity.

It'’s so corny, it can'’t miss.

Beautiful temptress, Sandii... seduces, induces wild and crazy egghead scientist to abandon his humdrum life and spend the rest of his days doing the things he likes best... hot research and hot nooky.

Hmm?

You'’re saying I get paid $1 million-- to do what?

To seduce a man, and then he'’s got to leave his job?

[Fox] And his family.

How do you know I'’ll do this?

[applause]

♪ You said I love you for forever and a day ♪

[X] What happened to the girl?

What happened to the girl?!

[Fox] The girl? The girl has vanished.

Vanished.

[Marcelino] It'’s a plague. A plague.

Fever and death everywhere.

Everybody'’s dying of the same exact thing.

It'’s definitely some sort of virus.

Someone must have reprogrammed the DNA synthesizer.

Mona is dead. Hiroshi is dead.

Someone must have reprogrammed the DNA synthesizer.


[Sandii] Many months ago...

I was so, so beautiful and lovely.

When he first saw me I was in that bar.

And, ah...

I was wearing black.

Tell me something about you.

[X] What do you want to know?

[Sandii] I don'’t know-- something.

Let'’s start at what you do.

[X] Not very much.

[Sandii] Yeah.

What do you do when you don'’t do very much?

[X] I steal people.

[Sandii] Yeah? [X] Yeah.


[Sandii] My father is Italian.

I used to live in Tokyo.

I worked for Hosaka.

Hosaka...?

Yeah, it was.

He...he had to leave.

There were some problems.

My mother is Dutch.

We...we lived in Milan.

My father was with us, like, half of the year.

Good-night.

[door closes]

[Fox] What'’s her story?

[X] What do you mean?

[Fox] She didn'’t say anything?

[X] She says lots of things. What can I tell you?

She'’s Italian. What else do you want to know?

[Fox] I don'’t know. Tell me.

[Sandii] You never tell me stories.

[X] I don'’t have any stories to tell.

[Sandii] No stories? [X] No.

[Sandii] How can you live with no stories?

[X] I like to listen to stories. Your stories.

[Sandii] I have many stories.

[X] Well, tell me some more.

[X] I'’m here to listen to your stories.

I used to live in Naples-- me and my sister, my mother, my grandmother.

Oh, it was so nice, Naples-- so, so nice.

So nice.

My father... my father is... he'’s...he's French.

He was never there. I don'’t remember.

Now, wait. What do you want to do?

Your father'’s French. Yeah.

Your uncle'’s American.

You lived in Milan for a little while.

You lived in Sicily... No. I lived in Naples.

You lived in Naples for a while.

No, I lived in Sicily for a long time.

You got me confused.

That'’s good, no? That'’s okay.

No? That'’s okay.

[Fox] If Hosaka has the most clout worldwide...

Maas is the most ruthless.

You want to go to the room? Yeah.

My room? Yeah.

[Sandii] I forgot my keys.

Yeah. You wait here for me.

Don'’t go anywhere. You wait here.

[Fox] Your friend sold us out to Maas.

[X] Sandii...

[Fox] They turned her in Vienna.


[Sandii] You saying I get paid $1 million for seducing a man?

And then what? He'’s gonna leave his job and--

How do you know I'’ll do this?

[Fox] Can you afford to say no and continue to think your mom and dad didn'’t raise you to be a dumbbell

Okay, um... I'’ll think about it.

Yeah? [Fox] Sure.

Time'’s up.

This is your ticket out of the boneyard.

In case you didn'’t notice, you'’re dead-- you just don'’t have the sense to lay down.

I'’ll go up to one of your sisters, right now, and make her the same offer.

Okay.

If you believe, he will. That'’s the key for all of this.

You have to fall in love with him in your mind.

You know how to make-believe.

Make a man fall in love with you.

Buono, buono. Buono, buono.

Okay. You want to fuck me, I have to look at him.

Okay? No, no.

No...don'’t ruin my concentration looking at you.

I'’m Hiroshi. Hiroshi-- no.

Hiroshi'’s here. No, Hiroshi'’s over there.

[Fox] There'’s no better time to do this.

Sandii'’s our shot. Get your head clear.

Get her ready. Teach her to fall in love... without falling in love yourself.

[X] You'’re worried about me, right?

Well-- no. How long have you known me?

Hey-- You know what? I'’m gonna hit you in the knee.

[X laughing] It'’s gonna be all right.

Don'’t worry. It'’s gonna be all right.

Whew!

[Sandii] Hiroshi. Hiroshi.

Hiroshi.

What if I fall in love with you, Hiroshi?

[X] Don'’t worry. It's a job.

Good-night.

[Fox] If you believe, he will.

That'’s the key for all this.

You have to fall in love... in your mind.

You know how to make-believe?

Make a man fall in love with you.

What do you think?

Oh, this was good.

It'’s gonna work.

[grunts]

Oh, yeah.

Good. Good. You know something?

This was my masterstroke.

My masterstroke.

You know, when you understand things. you get right to the center.

Look at that.

Here we go.

[X] Did I tell you Sandii'’s gonna meet me in Shinjuko in a month?

I knew you'’d have to run off some day.

That'’s old. You know, I'’m old-- you know, abandon me.

That'’s all right. I mean, I knew this was coming.

All good things have to come to an end.

It'’s sad.

Who is it?

Okay.


[Fox] Time'’s up.

Do it-- or forever wish you had.

This is your ticket out of the boneyard.

In case you didn'’t notice, you'’re dead.

You just don'’t have the sense to lay down.


[X] This is it-- I'’m through with it. No more Hiroshi.

What else can we do? Don'’t stop now.

How much money can you make? Don'’t stop now.

What'’s-- what's ahead?

What'’s ahead? What'’s to do?

Give me a hug. Give me a hug.

You got to let go.

No, no.

There'’s plenty of work. We'’ll find something else.

It'’s more money than we ever thought about, man.

And I didn'’t see it.

This thing is so big.

When I heard that they were coming to town, I see it. It'’s like a light...

It'’s like a light.

[Sandii] I want to marry you.

Huh?

Marry me...

I want to marry you.

Why not?

Can we get married like...

Can we get married like my grandfather and my grandmother?

Can we get a house and have children? Huh?

Can we have that?

Do you want to end up killed in the street?

Nobody will ever know your name.

Nobody will ever cry over you.

This is how you want to die?

No. I was saying now.

I was saying, me and you, now, tomorrow morning-- we leave him.

[X] We started this, we got to finish it.

We can'’t turn our back on Fox.

It'’s that simple.

Oh, forgive me for the other things I said.

It'’s stupid.

I feel ashamed.

It'’s okay, baby.

Everything you say about me.

We'’ll talk about it when you come back.

[Sandii] Yeah. Yeah, when I come back.


[X] If you really want to... we'’ll walk away.


If you really want to...

we'’ll walk away.


♪ He leaves me empty in love ♪

♪ What will happen this time, baby? ♪

♪ Nothing you can do

♪ Can kill this love I feel for you ♪

♪ Falling in love

♪ Falling in love

♪ Falling in love

♪ Fallin'’ in love ♪

♪ Without fallin'’ in love as such ♪

♪ Fallin'’ in love ♪

♪ Without fallin'’ in love as such ♪