FLINCH outfits a perfunctory romantic comedy with a standard thriller engine. It survives almost exclusively on the strength of a sparkling performance by Gina Gershon.
Harry Mirapolsky (Judd Nelson) and Daphne James (Gershon) work as live display-window mannequins at a downtown Toronto department store. Serious model Daphne despises every thing about Harry, beginning with his standards of personal hygiene. Unbeknownst to her, after work every night, Harry
sneaks back in and spends the night running loose in the store, where he studies to complete a correspondence course for a law degree, hoping to leave behind a rich history of petty crime. Vanguard sculptor ...