Striving for world-weary criminal sophistication but lacks the polish to deliver it, SOFT DECEIT at least offers the secondary pleasure of rabid cynicism about sex, organized religion, and law enforcement that is more arresting than any of its contrived plot.
Despite a foolproof plan, master thief Adam Trent (Patrick Bergin) is arrested soon after robbing $6 million from a diocesan bank vault. However, church officials are less interested in seeing him imprisoned than they are in recovering the cash (which, it is implied, they were laundering for the
mob). In the aftermath of a crumbled love affair, detectives John Hobart (John Wesley Shipp) and Ann Fowler (Kate...