A hitman (played by Lee Marvin) decides to find out more when a victim (played by John Cassavetes), for whose death he and his hitman partner were paid more than the going rate, accepts his death and doesn't try to run from them.
The story was acted well but I didn't believe in the story and that inability to suspend my disbelief meant I didn't care what happened or why.
Dear Mr. Tarantino,
I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…
Arthur (played by John Randolph) is bored with his life - he has everything but wants more. He is approached by a company who offer him the chance to leave his old life and begin again - that means he is 'reborn' as Tony (played by Rock Hudson), an artist, having had his death as Arthur staged. The new perfect life doesn't solve Arthur/Tony's problems however, and he wants to start all over again, which leads to a chilling conclusion to the film.