Director Robert Altman adds yet another stage play adaptation to his filmography, and the results are less than compelling. FOOL FOR LOVE examines the turbulent romance between a wandering cowboy, Sam Shepard, and his one true love, Kim Basinger, who works and lives in a seedy motel in the
New Mexico desert. One day Shepard arrives in his pickup truck and reenters Basinger's life after a long absence. What ensues is an angst-filled I-love-you-I-hate-you session that sees the arrival of Basinger's new suitor, Randy Quaid, and a mysterious, vengeful, gun-wielding countess, Deborah
McNaughton, with whom Shephard has had an affair. The truth about the nature of their r...