John’s Dahl’s sardonic, sexual excursion into classic film noir stars Linda Fiorentino as Bridget, a smart New York executive who knows what she wants and baulks at nothing to get it. While she bullies her underlings at the office, husband Clay is nervoulsly risking his life dealing pharmaceutical drugs. When he brings home a million, she decides on instant divorce and runs to earth with the cash. Heading for Chicago, she stops at a hick town where she rapidly acquires a new identity, new job and new lover. Small town guy Mike can’t believe his luck but Bridget’s got her own agenda. Clay’s on her tail, she can’t spend the money
she sees about plotting her return.