For better or for worse, director Susan Streitfeld's debut is certainly one of a kind: the only feature fiction film ever based on a published volume of psychosocial lit-crit. Streitfeld and coscripter Julie Hebert make no bones about it either. The film's
convoluted sexual melodrama is punctuated by characters spouting feminist theory, dream sequences so literal they're almost Bad Playhouse
(remember the old SNL
skit?), and philosophical aphorisms about sex printed on bus stop shelters, buildings, signs and the like. The plot, such as
it is, involves the psychological meltdown of high-powered attorney Eve (Tilda Swinton), as she navigates bisexual re...