R | | Crime, Drama, Romance
In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman persuades her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Jeff Goldblum was considered for the role of Peter Lowenstein. He later worked with Lawrence Kasdan on The Big Chill (1983) and Silverado (1985).
Mr. Racine, the next time you come into my courtroom I hope you've got either a better defense, or a better class of client.
When Matty and Edmund are in bed before Ned gets there, the sheets are white with gray stripes. When Edmund goes for the gun after hearing a noise downstairs the sheets are now a light tan color.
CBS edited 5 minutes from this film for its 1984 network television premiere.
$564,593 30 August 1981