Writer-director Matthew Bright's debut feature is pulp of the highest order -- a wild and savage joyride into the dark heart of America. Reese Witherspoon stars as barely literate California teenager Vanessa Lutz, who, after her prostitute mom (Amanda Plummer) and
crack-smoking stepfather (Michael T. Weiss) are arrested, jumps in the family station wagon and hits the freeway. With her red leather jacket and her boyfriend's gun in her wicker basket, she's off to grandmother's house. But there's a wolf prowling these woods, and when Vanessa accepts a ride
from Bob (Kiefer Sutherland), a serial killer of teenage prostitutes, this offbeat fairy tale quickly becomes a v...