Susan wants to work in television and will therefore do anything it takes, even if it means killing her husband. A very dark comedy from independent director Gus Van Sant with a brilliant Nicole Kidman in the leading role.

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  2. Joyce Maynard


  3. Gus Van Sant


Top Billed Cast

  1. Nicole Kidman

    Nicole Kidman

    Suzanne Stone Maretto

  2. Matt Dillon

    Matt Dillon

    Larry Maretto

  3. Joaquin Phoenix

    Joaquin Phoenix

    Jimmy Emmett

  4. Casey Affleck

    Casey Affleck

    Russel Hines

  5. Illeana Douglas

    Illeana Douglas

    Janice Maretto

  6. Alison Folland

    Alison Folland

    Lydia Mertz

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $21,284,514.00

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Release Information

  • September 27, 1995
    R, Theatrical



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