An intense, tricky, off-the-wall thriller with a gritty fairy tale touch from Scott Reynolds, the New Zealand-based writer-director of the stylish THE UGLY. Robert Marling (Martin Donovan) is a divorced architect with a world-class gambling problem. His embittered
ex-wife Jennifer (Joanna Going) has had enough of him, and is preparing to sue for sole custody of their small son Sean (Michael Langley); she's also sleeping with Robert's sleazy psychiatrist, Melrose (Patrick Malahide), and has hired Robert's friend Wibber (Barry Spring) to represent her.
Robert, in other words, is thoroughly screwed. He's also designing a strip club for his gambling buddy Stanner (Rich...