The tough guy Frankie is wonderful! He is tough as nails with a ...
The tough guy Frankie is wonderful! He is tough as nails with a heart of gold. He feels the need to rescue people in return for someone who had helped him in his past, and feels the need to grow intellectually for the woman he loves, another he has rescued. On the other side, Jake is a writer who lives in Atlantic City. Jake has lost his job and catches his lover with another man. He tells her he knows a place where a loser like him will fit right in.. So he checks in to a seedy hotel in Atlantic City. He becomes so down and out he becomes self-destructive, picking a fight in a bar and getting beaten. Frankie sees something in Jake worth using and saving.