Synopsis: The wife and mistress of a cruel school master collaborate in a carefully planned and executed attempt to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears. The strain starts to tell on the two women as a retired police investigator who is looking into the disappearance on a whim begins to think that they know more than they are telling, and their mental state is not helped when their victim is seen, apparently alive and well by one of the pupils.
Director(s): Jeremiah S. Chechik
Production: Warner Home Video
  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

Wasn't that fun?

Don't you wish you'd taped that?

I bet you're

kicking yourselves now.

Excuse me.

I'm sure Miss Horner

will keep something hot for you.

Why do you make me do that to you?


You always do it.

And you always will.

No, no, no, no. Only when you


Like that stunt you pulled on Sunday.

When you do things like that...

...do you know how bad

it makes me feel?

You should think about me sometimes.

I just don't know you.

You know me, Mia.

The problem is, you

don't understand me.

Isn't that right?

I know what my little nun likes.

I thought you weren't coming.

Go ahead, get in. Let's go.

They'll see.

We want them to.

They're our alibis.

You take my bedroom.

It's by the bathroom.

And stay here till she sees you.

My, what a surprise!

Irving, it's Nicole.

Miss Horner, I should say,

now that you're the landlady.

I think about your

poor mother every day.


Well, come in.

We're just here for the weekend.

This is my principal, Mrs. Baran.

How nice.

Welcome to Pittsburgh, Mrs. Baran,

and the entire Three Rivers area.

Oh, can you manage?


It must be the post office.

Half the people that work there

aren't American anyway.

I'll send another check tomorrow.

I'll drop by for it tomorrow night.

You can bring your houseguest

if you like.

She'll be busy.

You look so much like your mother.

From behind you can really see it.

I saw a lawyer and he tells me...

...a divorce would be simple.

I could keep the school.

I don't want to talk about it

on the phone, Guy.

I'm at Nicole's house.


Tomorrow night is best.

We'll be out tomorrow.

All right, after 8.

Fine. Goodbye.

Good for you.

It's good to get it over with.

I should take him off speed dial.

One good drink ought to do it.

I can't do this.

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Don Roos

Don Roos was born on April 14, 1955 in New York, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Marley & Me (2008), The Opposite of Sex (1998) and Bounce (2000). He is married to Dan Bucatinsky. They have two children. more…

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