One of the first shots in the movie shows the building where Allison has her apartment.
The chemistry works, and when it comes to it they sure do look like each other. There's also solid support by Steven Weber, Peter Friedman and Stephen Tobolowsky.
There is a certain rising tide of madness in "Single White Female" that is one of the movie's pleasures - evidence that it was made by a man who directs films instead of simply manufacturing them.
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Mitch states that the 15th pay is overdue and it is a Friday. See more » Formulaic, formulaic yeah it's routine Hollywood psycho-thriller territory, but too visually well made by director Barbet Schroeder and comfortably performed in the shape of Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh to not get something out of it.
The story (adapted off John Lutz's novel "SWF Seeks Same") plays its cards quite early, and goes about the subject in a too convenient manner to make it entirely effective.Of course, you may despise movies like this, but that is another subject.The Ebert Club is our hand-picked selection of content for Ebert fans.There is one climax after another after another here, until it seems as if the characters will drop of exhaustion, and yet they fight on.There is a kind of mad artistic zeal to their passionate duel, underlined by the fact that both Fonda and Leigh pull out all the stops in their performances, and that they do eventually look so much like one another that it's creepy.You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie.