Desperate to be free from her drunken, unloving mother Diane, the beautiful, scheming young Mini seduces her stepfather Martin and soon convinces him to join her in a sadistic scheme to have Diane declared insane. But their conspiracy soon escalates to murder and when John Garson, a young detective starts investigating, Martin and Mini begin to turn on each other. Written by
Because of their busy schedules, Carrie-Anne Moss and Alec Baldwin could not come up to set sometimes. Most of the times, Nikki Reed and the director were working on the scenes alone. In a Tribeca Film Festival interview with the director, Reed stated that this situation really helped them. See more »
With desire, focus, and the willingness to treat every obstacle as an opportunity, it's amazing what you can accomplish.
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At 21:06 minutes into the movie where there is no dialog "Peggy from Hays, Kansas" appears in the English subtitles. See more »
Wickedly Funny Dark Comedy with great performances
Saw this at Tribeca Film Festival and was laughing the whole way through. This is a very unique film in that it dares to blend genres. Part pitch black comedy, part noir, it sucks you into the story and takes you along for the ride.
Nikki Reed's great in a role that could have been obvious. Alec Baldwin (always good) gives one of the best performance he has in years and Carrie Anne Moss is hilarious as the mom. Goldblum's role as the TV Producer neighbor is so damn funny and Luke Wilson gives a really subtle performance as the detective.
The twists and turns are a a blast. Definitely not a film for those who don't like black comedy, but those with more sick, twisted senses of humor should love it.
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