Friday, October 23, 2009

Hidden Gem Films - The Last Seduction (1994)

A conniving New York woman cons her medical-student husband into engineering a lucrative drug deal, then flees with the loot, hiding out in a small town in upstate New York. Devising an insurance scam, she talks a lovestruck claims adjuster into murdering her vengeful spouse.

John Dahl's "The Last Seduction" knows how much we enjoy seeing a character work boldly outside the rules. It gives us a diabolical, evil woman, and goes the distance with her.

"Linda Fiorentino" is excellent in this cool, sexy thriller. 8.5/10.

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