Buffalo ’66 is a 1998 comedy-drama film that is writer-director Vincent Gallo’s full-length motion picture debut.Having just served five years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Billy Brown (Vincent Gallo) kidnaps a young tap dancer named Layla (Christina Ricci) and forces her to pretend to be his wife. Layla allows herself to be kidnapped and it is clear she is romantically attracted to Billy from the start, but Billy has to deal with his own demons, his loneliness and his depression. Gallo and Christina Ricci star in the lead roles and the supporting cast includes Mickey Rourke, Rosanna Arquette, Ben Gazzara, and Anjelica Huston . Gallo also composed and performed much of the music for the film. Empire listed it as the 36th-greatest independent film ever made. It was filmed in and around Gallo’s native Buffalo, New York. The film makes extensive use of British progressive rock music in its soundtrack, notably King Crimson and Yes.