Rolling Stone - 05/03/1990
"...[Ullman gives] a rigourous, heartfelt performance..."
New York Times - 04/06/1990
"...Kline gives the kind of bravura performance not often found in movies....[Everything he] does is both too much and absolutely right..."
Based on an incredible true story, Lawrence Kasdan's film tells the tale of a woman out to murder her cheating husband... who proves to be invincible. Married chauvinist Joey Boca (Kevin Kline) can't stop sleeping with other women. When his humdrum wife Rosalie (Tracey Ullman) finally realizes what's going on, she's decidedly unhappy. Goaded by her mother-in-law Nadja, Rosalie decides that there's only one logical solution to this problem: kill Joey. But this seemingly simple task turns into a major problem, as Joey unwittingly survives attempt after attempt on his life by Rosalie, Nadja, Rosalie's secret admirer Devo, and two intelligence-free hitmen. Will anyone succeed in ridding the world of the invincible Joey Boca' Or will he and Rosalie reconcile instead'
Black Comedy |
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