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Cynthia comes forward to talk to detective John about the murder of her best friend's husband. The story is told as a series of flashbacks... James was a bullying, verbally and physically abusive husband. His wife Joyce has, on a number of occasions, expressed her intention to kill him. One night when all three are at the fair, Joyce has a row with James, and Cynthia helps James back to the van. But later he was found dead... Written by
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The film's title refers to Shakespeare's tragedy 'Macbeth' (Act I, Scene 5), in which Lady Macbeth invokes the powers of darkness in preparation for committing murder: "Come, you spirits / That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here / And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full / Of direst cruelty..." See more »
Camera crew reflected in the van when Joey drives away from Cynthia. See more »
Where's Mr. Morehead?
You know, Mr Morehead.
Arthur, got more head than hair.
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Ignore the generic title: this tough and gritty murder investigation is one of the better commercial thrillers to fill a multiplex, and surprisingly cynical considering the otherwise glossy box office appeal of its co-stars. Glenne Headly and Demi Moore portray friends who become accomplices in the death of Headly's abusive husband (played convincingly by, of all people, Bruce Willis). Headly is the prime suspect, but the story is told by Moore, and there's plenty of evidence to suggest her view of the crime is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth. It's easy to guess the lie in her testimony, making the final surprise somewhat anti-climactic, but the facts at least are tightly plotted and smoothly presented. William Reilly's script maintains a high regard for suspense (even while taking a dim view of marital bliss), and the film shows much of the same distinctive, moody style as director Alan Rudolph's quirky romantic comedies. But the effect, in the service of such a downbeat scenario, is completely different, if no less compelling.
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