Some surprising twists make WILD SIDE, which first appeared on the HBO cable network, is an engaging, if gratuitously sleazy, modern film noir.
After she rejects the advances of a client, California banker Alex Lee (Anne Heche) is warned by her boss that principles have no place in the world of high finance. Although Alex won't prostitute herself for her firm, she decides to pick up some work as an expensive freelance call girl, with some
kinky specialties. By doing this, she figures that she can pay off the hefty mortgage on her beach house.
Her first client, Bruno Buckingham (Christopher Walken), is a rich and powerful crook in the business of money launde...