Karl (Bruce Dern), a war veteran and tattoo artist, is obsessed with both tattoos and Maddy (Maud Adams).
After he is hired to design a temporary tattoo for one of Mauds photo-shoots, Karl loses it and the result is inevitable: Maddy is kidnapped and finds herself with a set of artwork that does not wash off as Karl creates his tattoo masterpiece.
You just know it is not going to end well
Fred Blau Jr & Michael Hancock were credited for makeup creations; Isador Seltzer designed the tattoos.
Jay Cannistraci & Barbara Maggi were the makeup artists.