Newlywed Laura discovers that, in private, her handsome husband is an enraged psychotic who takes out his frustrations on her with his fists. Tired of being a punching bag, Laura orchestrates her escape by faking her death.
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BERGIN gets bored in his pretty house on the beach & consequently gives ROBERTS a beating. We get even more bored watching this film but - hard luck - we don't have ROBERTS at hand. ==== BERGIN s'emmerde dans sa belle maison sur la plage & du coup dérouille ROBERTS. Nous nous emmerdons encore + devant ce navet mais - pas de bol - on n'a pas ROBERTS sous la main.
Beautifully shot (ah, my old friend, crane shots!) but facile take on domestic abuse, set in an arid middle class America where even the college drama teacher wears high-waisted chinos. If Patrick Bergen opened his eyes any wider they'd fall out.