The plot for NADINE wouldn't have even made a good TV movie were it not for the talents of Kim Basinger, Rip Torn, and Jeff Bridges, all of whom fill out the thin material. The movie takes place in Austin, Texas, circa 1954. Nadine (Basinger) is the estranged wife of Vernon Hightower
(Bridges). She's concerned with getting back some "art studies" she once posed for, but sleazy photographer Raymond Escobar (Jerry Stiller) won't return the pictures. Escobar is murdered, though, while Nadine is in another room, and she quickly grabs an envelope marked "Nadine," thinking she has
the pictures. The nude photos aren't in the envelope. Instead, there are some plans for a n...