THE SUICIDE CLUB is the story of what happens when bored, drugged-out rich kids decide to dress up and play games. Mariel Hemingway stars as an heiress, Sasha Michaels, who has been teetering on the edge of a mental breakdown ever since the suicide of her brother. Her friend Cam (Lenny
Henry) takes her to a private costume party in a gothic mansion, where the guests play a card game in which the winner must swallow a poisonous drink. Naturally, Sasha wants to play. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's The Suicide Club
, the film is almost unwatchable because of director James
Bruce's decision to have his characters speak in a literary English more suited to the ...