Jamie Lee Curtis, who began her career in genre pictures like HALLOWEEN, decisively returns to familiar turf as the sleek villainess of this flashy but uninspired Oedipal thriller.
Three years after abandoning her family, Jude (Curtis), an unstable victim of childhood trauma, returns home to her husband Robert (Peter Gallagher) and their three young sons. No one, least of all her mother (Vanessa Redgrave), is in a mood to welcome her back. Though her two youngest barely
remember her, oldest son Kes (Luke Edwards) remains disturbed by Jude's abandonment--dissecting a frog in biology class, he turns into a mad slasher when the teacher puts the scalpel in his han...