A western businessman, his Thai wife and son experience a horrible accident while visiting Bangkok. In the aftermath, they find there is a shadow world between life and death where endless darkness lies.
A wealthy high powered woman suffers a horrible tragedy after which she descends into substance abuse,turning her back on her family. She later discovers that someone close to her may be behind her subsequent abduction and kidnapping.
Brooks Caldwell, (Cary Elwes) an erudite and handsome lawyer, seems to have it all: wealth, social status and a red hot career. His success is, in reality, a product of his marriage to his beautiful, socialite wife, Amanda, (Terri Polo) a wealthy timber heiress. Unlike most, who would remain content to enjoy a life of luxury and privilege, Brooks continues to risk everything by having extramarital affairs. Brooks' philandering, in addition to humiliating Amanda, has driven her to the point of a mental breakdown. Having been pushed over the edge, Amanda orchestrates a just and elaborate plan to bring her husband down. When Brooks leaves for a weekend romp with his latest squeeze, (Agnes Bruckner) his life quickly descends into a bizarre, nightmarish, downward spiral.Written by
So rare it is these days to find an original story in film. In most cases, it's all been done before. Here, we have something unique and very cleaver. Although I loved this movie, I think it is more of a feminist film. In the final analysis, it's about a no good bastard who treats his wife terribly and, in the end, the wife exacts her revenge in a most brilliant way! Cary Elwas renders his best performance that I have seen since he was in "Kiss The Girls." Teri Polo was in top form as the driven over the edge wife. Well acted and superbly written, this film is a must see! Also, the cinematography is fantastic. The film looks like it was filmed in the Pacific Northwrst and it look is beautiful!
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