"Angel Heart" is a 1986 neo-noir psychological horror film directed by Alan Parker, starring Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, and Lisa Bonet. Set in 1955, the story follows Harry Angel (Rourke), a down-and-out private investigator from New York, who is hired by the enigmatic Louis Cyphre (De Niro) to locate a missing singer named Johnny Favorite. As Angel delves deeper into the case, he uncovers dark secrets and enters a world of voodoo, disturbing nightmares, and eerie coincidences.
The film is known for its dark, atmospheric setting, and a complex plot that intertwines elements of mystery, horror, and the supernatural. Angel's journey takes him from the gritty streets of New York to the sultry bayous of New Orleans, where the line between reality and nightmare begins to blur. The movie's climax reveals shocking twists and turns, leading to a haunting and memorable conclusion.
"Angel Heart" was praised for its cinematography and strong performances, particularly by Rourke and De Niro. The film's blend of genres, along with its controversial themes and graphic content, made it a topic of discussion upon its release. It has since gained a cult following and is regarded as a classic in its genre.
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