The Last Seduction

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The Last Seduction ★★★★ 1994 (R)

Dahl, the master of modern noir, delivers another stylish hit exploring the darker side of urban life. Fiorentino gives the performance of her life as the most evil, rotten femme fatale to ever hit the big screen. Bridget (Fiorentino) rips off the money her husband Clay (Pullman) made in a pharmaceutical drug deal and leaves Manhattan for a small town in Upstate New York. Once there, she takes nice, naive Mike (Berg) as her lover, while Clay tries to ferret her out and get his money back. Lots of dry humor and a wickedly amusing heroine make for a devilishly entertaining film. 110m/C VHS, DVD . Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, J.T. Walsh, Bill Nunn, Bill Pullman; D: John Dahl; W: Steve Barancik; C: Jeffrey Jur; M: Joseph Vitarelli. Ind. Spirit ‘95: Actress (Fiorentino); N.Y. Film Critics ‘94: Actress (Fiorentino).