In a film reminiscent of Jane Campion's SWEETIE, Patricia Wettig portrays an incorrigible rebel who disrupts the life of her more stable sister. As in SWEETIE, the central characters in ME AND VERONICA are too unpleasant, and their motivations too vague, to generate much sympathy.
Veronica (Wettig) returns to her hometown of Highlands, New Jersey, to see her younger sister, an aspiring painter named Fanny (Elizabeth McGovern). The two have been estranged since Fanny found Veronica in bed with Fanny's now ex-husband, Jimmy. In the five years since the sisters last spoke,
Veronica has gotten married and divorced, been pregnant three times, become addicted to pil...