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Hammerman Ikon Film Guide

Angel Heart
Director: Alan Parker
Cast: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling, Stocker Fontelieu, Brownie McGhee, Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Whitcraft, Charles Gordone

In 1955, private detective Harry Angel is hired to find a crooner named Johnny Favourite, but the case turns out to be as much about self-discovery. Alan Parker's stylish, twisty, and original mystery is based on William Hjortsberg's 1978 novel Falling Angel. Mickey Rourke gives one of of his best performances in the lead and Robert De Niro is memorable as his mysterious client.