Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married (to a gangster). She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him. To avoid spoilers, someone dies, but who did what and why ? Written by
Hot-blooded passion. Cold-blooded murder.
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Did You Know?
The medical name of the illness that Heather Evans (Kim Basinger
) was said to have in the film was "pathological intoxication" which is a true real-life medical disorder that can exist. Also known as "pathological alcohol intoxication", according to M.H. Hollender in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the condition "appears as a diagnostic term in DSM-II and DSM-III, is defined in a psychiatric dictionary and is described in several textbooks". See more
Throughout the climax of the film, Heather is wearing gloves, but right after Huggins' car crashes, her right hand is bare in a point-of-view shot. See more
[on psychiatrist's couch
I had the dream again. I'm arranging flowers, on a table, for a center piece. I decorate the flower pot with fancy paper. Feels like velvet. There are three different kinds of flowers. There are lilies, and there are... by the way, did you reach my sister?
Referenced in Relentless 3