Despite its admirable feminist intents, DENIAL is a pretentious and desperately misjudged psychological drama.
Loon (Robin Wright) is a modern young woman bored with her upper-middle-class marriage to Jay (Barry Primus) and frustrated by her attempts to raise his adolescent daughter Sid (Christine Harnos). The arrival of her old friend Julie (Rae Dawn Chong) for a visit plunges Loon into reliving her
past, tempestuous relationship with the sexy, free-spirited Michael (Jason Patric), which ended with her refusal to leave her secure small-town existence and take a chance at an unpredictable life with him. Loon is supposedly a teacher--she's singlehandedly buildin...