Unconditional Love

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Unconditional Love ★★ 2003 (PG-13)

Watch it for Bates's performance because otherwise there's not much here (or maybe there's too much going on). Chicago housewife Grace Beasley (Bates) is abruptly dumped by hubby Max (Aykroyd) who needs his space. Meanwhile, a Chicago serial killer has just offed closeted lounge singer Victor Fox (Pryce), leaving his intheshadows lover Dirk (Everett) to battle with Victor's sister Nola (Redgrave) over his estate. Fan Grace meets Dirk at Victor's funeral, they bond, and decide to hunt for Victor's killer together. Hey, it's one way to deal with unresolved feelings. 122m/C VHS, DVD . Kathy Bates, Rupert Everett, Lynn Redgrave, Meredith Eaton, Dan Aykroyd, Jonathan Pryce, Peter Sarsgaard, Stephanie Beacham, Richard Briers, Jack Noseworthy, Daniel Wyllie; D: P.J. Hogan; W: P.J. Hogan, Jocelyn Moorhouse; C: Remi Adefarasin; M: James Newton Howard.