This small-scale thriller features a better-than-average cast marking time. Jimmy (Bridget Fonda) short for James; her parents wanted a boy has a plan to escape her volatile husband Frankie (Hart Bochner), who once beat her so badly that she's permanently
deaf. She's socking away money in a secret savings account and making nice until the right moment presents itself, and then she's going to run. Unfortunately, Jimmy and Frankie have a knock-down, drag-out first, and he pushes down a flight of stairs. When she wakes up at the hospital, detectives
Box (Kiefer Sutherland, looking pale and porky) and Ramsey (Steven Weber) are waiting; she claims she had...