A psychiatrist (Gere) has an affair with his patient's sister (Basinger) who is married to a Greek mobster (Roberts). The mobster is a tyrant over his wife. The psychiatrist wants her to get a divorce, but she is afraid of what her husband would do. She has a medical condition that becomes apparent when she drinks. One night she drinks anyway and attacks her husband. The psychiatrist uses his professional pull to try and help her out of the consequences of her actions, but becomes uncertain if she is telling him the truth. Written by
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Hot-blooded passion. Cold-blooded murder.
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The name of the medical facility was the fictional "Overland State Hospital". 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?