Red Letters

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Red Letters ★★ 2000 (R)

The plot veers wildly but the performances are worth a watch. Widowed college prof Dennis Burke (Coyote) has an eye for the ladies. He flirts with the dean's sexy young daughter, Gretchen (Balk), and is so taken with the imprisoned Lydia (Kinski) that he helps her escape so she can prove her innocence in a murder conviction. Not a good idea. 102m/C VHS, DVD . Peter Coyote, Nastassja Kinski, Fairuza Balk, Jeremy Piven, Ernie Hudson, Udo Kier; D: Bradley Battersby; W: Bradley Battersby, Tom Hughes; C: Steven Fierberg. VIDEO