Perhaps if you didn't know this was meant to be a dark comedy, you might take it for a pedestrian thriller shot through with the occasional flash of unpleasant humor and figure you'd seen worse. But its farcical pacing and strenuous air of "can you top
this" hysteria give it away, and there are few things grimmer than the morbid spectacle of gag after gag falling flat, gasping desperately for so much as a giggle. Sober, middle-aged George (Harvey Keitel), a respected judge, has recently married much younger Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), a screwed-up
little rich girl addicted to prescription tranquilizers. They make a honeymoon trip to the isolated island where her paren...