An updated noir thriller that decisively puts the fatale
back into femme fatale
, THE LAST SEDUCTION is a dark, expertly contrived display of paranoid nastiness; it's so gleefully mean that only the most tender-hearted viewer could resist going along for the ride.
Ambitious Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) and her malleable husband Clay (Bill Pullman), a doctor, have just pulled off a drug deal that's left them with $700,000, which Clay intends to use to pay off his gambling debts. While Clay's in the shower, she coolly takes the money and runs, ending
up in a friendly little town called Beston. There she sizes up local stud Mike (Peter Berg) in...