The Last Seduction
Director: John Dahl Run Time: 110 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1994
Starring: Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, Bill Pullman, J.T. Walsh, Bill Nunn
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“Anyone check you for a heartbeat lately?” quips lawyer Frank Griffith (J.T. Walsh) to client Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) as she gives him detailed instructions that will ruin her husband Clay (Bill Pullman, cucked again). Ruthless and determined, Bridget is a master at playing men – a femme fatale who doesn’t feign weakness to get her way, but rather uses the persuasive power of mind and body to manipulate. After pinching her husband’s drug deal cash and hiding out in a jerkwater town, Bridget makes use of townie Mike Swale (Peter Berg), a man just smart enough to recognize her superiority to him. Mike can’t resist the excitement she brings into his dull life, and is an easy mark for the schemes she draws him into, including a murder plot.
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