Bridget Gregory has a lot going for her: she's beautiful, she's intelligent, she's married to a doctor. But all of this isn't enough, as her husband Clay finds out. After she persuaded him to sell medicinal cocaine to some drugdealers, she takes off with the money, almost a million dollars, and goes undercover in a mid-American smalltown. Because Clay has to pay off a loan shark who'll otherwise damage him severely, he keeps sending detectives after her, trying to retrieve the money. When Bridget meets Mike Swale, a naive local who is blinded by her beauty and directness, she devises an elaborate, almost diabolical scheme to get rid of Clay once and for all. Written by
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"The Last Seduction" was produced with theatrical distribution in mind, but it premiered on cable TV, thereby ensuring that Linda Fiorentino's sultry performance--the most acclaimed by a female in 1994--would be disqualified for Oscar consideration. Too bad. She would likely have claimed the prize for her smolderingly sexy turn as a promiscuous man killer. Other than Fiorentino, this film is strictly OK, a modern R-rated update of the kind of 1940's melodramas that offered Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, and Barbara Stanwyck some of their meatiest roles.
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