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John Boorman had originally planned to direct the film.
One of a cycle of thrillers made during the early 1990s which were set around husband and wife characters. The films include Malice (1993), Deceived (1991), Shattered (1991), Final Analysis (1992), Mortal Thoughts (1991), Consenting Adults (1992), Unlawful Entry (1992), Presumed Innocent (1990), Guilty as Sin (1993), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) and A Kiss Before Dying (1991).
Final film of actor Rico Alaniz.
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There is a seventeen year age difference between Kim Basinger and Uma Thurman who play sisters in the film.
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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".
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This was the second movie in about five years where actress Kim Basinger portrayed a character who underwent a dramatic personality change after drinking alcohol. The first film had been in Blake Edwards' comedy Blind Date (1987).
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The name of the medical facility was the fictional "Overland State Hospital".
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Part of an early 1990s American Hollywood cycle of suspense-thriller movies which included various neo-noir and neo-Hitchcock films.
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Appearing in this murder-suspense-thriller as a defense attorney was actor Paul Guilfoyle who would later go on to find popular fame in the forensic science television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000).
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Film critic Leonard Maltin pointed-out that actor "Harris Yulin appears unbilled as the prosecuting attorney".
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The type of object that was the murder weapon was a spinlock adjustable shiny metal dumbbell.
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