Deconstructing a contemporary women's film by infusing it with a noirish aura, DECONSTRUCTING SARAH never blends its two personalities and ends up immobilized by its polarities, much like its crisis-state heroine.
In the corporate world, executive Sarah Vincent (Sheila Kelley) is a finely-tailored ad agency workaholic who after work tones up with her best buddy, homemaker Elizabeth (Rachel Ticotin), in aerobics classes and dotes on Elizabeth's young daughter. After sunset, however, Sarah changes into a new
slinky wardrobe and a new name, Ruth, to become the sexual aggressor in singles clubs and bars. The pressures of competing like a man by day and playing like ...