In south Florida, a high school counselor is accused of rape by a manipulative rich girl and her trailer trash classmate. The cop on the case begins to suspect a conspiracy and dives into an elaborate and devious web of greed and betrayal to find the truth.
Well-Executed, Well Acted, Interesting Story
In actuality, this is a very, very good plot that is executed well by the principal actors. Neve Campbell, Denise Richards (surprisingly), and especially Matt Dillion turn in very good performances. I always enjoy Bill Murray and his part in this movie, although fairly small, adds some levity.
I can’t comment too much on this movie without spoiling it, except to say that things aren’t always what they expect to be. There are a lot of plot twists, some that probably couldn’t stand tremendous scrutiny, but are realistic enough to keep the audience engaged.
The other technical aspects of the movie – direction and cinematography – are done very well, too. That is, they are unobtrusive.
This really is a thoroughly entertaining film, and while it does contain one rather steamy scene, is not a cheap sex film, but a well-thought out, well-executed story. I highly recommend it.