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Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane mother's room due to poor ticket sales at his revival movie theater. Jack Carney, the new roommate, appears normal enough at first but it soon becomes apparent that he is hiding something. As their friendship develops, Adrian suppresses his suspicions that Jack may be the government mercenary turned serial killer who has been terrorizing the city. The other eccentric residents of the building begin to worry as Adrian shows increasing signs that his mother's insanity may be hereditary. The shocking climax of this twisted tale of deceit, perversion and murder reveals the darker side of the human psyche. Written by
This is the most neglected masterpiece of the 1990's! An amazing feat, both directorial (by the brilliant Martin Donovan), and with a staggering screenplay by Donovan and David Koepp (yes, that one, can you believe it?). The cast have NEVER been better. Colin Firth is utter perfection as Adrian - a truly scary, brilliant performance that he has never even come close to before or after. And, Hart Bochner, now if he had Mr. Donovan to work with again, he might be able to go beyond his devilish good looks, and delve into a character the way he does her, where he has a real director, who obviously adores him, to fall back on. Yes, the plot is complex, yet it has a clarity that makes it imminently easy to understand. Do yourself a favor - rent this, find it if you can, and intoxicate yourself in a world of mystery, intrigue and sensuality that will linger far beyond its running time, and haunt you for years to come. Thank you Mr. Donovan and all concerned for a truly mesmerizing masterpiece. And, please, do yourself and everyone else a favour, KEEP WORKING!
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