During the scene, it's raining and the water leaks through the small shack Epiphany Bonet lives in, streaking down the walls, catching in pitchers and basins, etc. As the lovemaking between she and Harry Rourke intensifies, the water turns to blood. While Epiphany is apparently alive the morning after, she's later found dead with Harry's fired gun in her vagina. Needless to say, Harry is suspect number one and if you've followed the plot, he's been played and captured by his employer "Louis Cypher" Robert De Niro.
Video of 'Angel Heart' Restores Edited Scene
Angel Heart () - IMDb
Written and directed by Alan Parker, the plot was adapted from a novel called 'Falling Angel', a work that would appeal to fans of horror that also appreciate a classic gumshoe style detective story. Atmospheric and brooding, Angel Heart is clearly a tip-of-the-hat to film noir, and covers that well-known territory concerning morals and lessons learned going back to the time of Aesop's Fables. The story of 'Angel Heart' opens in New York. The year is Harry Angel Micky Rourke is a private eye hired by the mysterious and dressed to the nines Mr. Louis Cyphre to find a missing person who according to the client is holding certain valuable property in the form of collateral pursuant to business arrangement that has fallen into default.
"Angel Heart"... can someone please explain? (spoilers)
New York City, Harry Angel Mickey Rourke is a cheap private eye who specializes in divorce and insurance claims. The intellectual, goateed Cyphre pays Angel to find a s crooner named Johnny Favorite, who reneged on a contract and disappeared 12 years ago.
The 10 seconds of ''Angel Heart'' that audiences couldn't see in theaters last spring will be available in their homes in September. The 14 feet of film of lovemaking between Mickey Rourke and Lisa Bonet that Alan Parker was forced to cut in order to get an R rating has been added for the video-cassette version. Parker, who directed and wrote the screenplay for ''Angel Heart,'' an occult detective story that stars Robert De Niro as the Devil and Mickey Rourke as the sleazy investigator who is trapped in his web. The ratings board of the Motion Picture Association of America said the combination of sex and violence - both actors were drenched with blood - made the scene too strong for children.