A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
When a 'Single White Female' places an ad in the press for a similar woman to rent a room (to replace the boyfriend she's just left), all the applicants seem weird. Then along comes a level... See full summary »
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
An abused woman discovers that the dream man she married isn't who she thought he was. She and her daughter try to escape (aided by her previous boyfriend), but he pursues her relentlessly. Fearing also for the safety of her daughter, she decides that there's only one way out of the marriage: kill him. Written by
When Slim has a monologue in the car and Gracie is sleeping, actress Tessa Allen was actually asleep. The film makers tried while Tessa was awake but because they wanted to do long shots of Gracie sleeping it was hard for a young Tessa to keep her eyes completely still for the hour it took to film the scene. Instead, they waited until she had a nap and her mum picked her up and brought her into the car to film the scene. See more »
When Mitch leaves his house after Slim has entered, he lifts up the cover of the security system keypad to enter his code. When he returns, he enters his code without lifting the cover. See more »
What's everybody's problem? This movie realistically portrayed domestic abuse and had a great plot, acting, everything. The end scene is the best, in my opinion. maybe it is just a chick flick, but it does a good job of drawing you in and keeping you there, my emotions ran high.
Maybe people should stop looking at movies so critically and look at them for what they are - a way to gain understanding of other people's lives and issues like domestic violence, which is society's problem, not just the victim's.
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