Dedicated mother Gina Hayes (Virginia Madsen) witnesses the accidental murder of her son by a Japanees gangster during an attempted hit on a rival gangsters.
Gena dedicates her life to revenge, and seeks out the gunman who has a tattoo of a blue tiger on his chest. To get into the world of the Japanese Mafia and facilitate her search she changes her appearance and gets tattooed – with a red tiger on her back.
Eventually she then tracks down the killer and plots his death but it’s a movie so life gets a little more complicated than she had anticipated.
Michael Bacon was responsible for the special tattoo effects; Lisa Buono was the key hair and makeup artist; Rose Librizzi was responsible for Virginia Madsen’s hair and makeup.