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Single White Female

The book Single White Female was made into the movie Single White Female.

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Book details for Single White Female

Single White Female was written by John Lutz. The book was published in 1990 by Pocket. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

John Lutz also wrote The Ex (1996).

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Movie details for Single White Female

The movie was released in 1992 and directed by Barbet Schroeder, who also directed Reversal of Fortune (1990) and Before and After (1996). Single White Female was produced by Sony Pictures. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman, Stephen Tobolowsky, Frances Bay, Michele Farr, Tara Karsian, Christiana Capetillo, Jessica Lundy, Renée Estevez, Tiffany Mataras, Krystle Mataras, Amelia Campbell, Kenneth Tobey, Eric Poppick, Kim Sykes, Michael James Collins, George Gerdes and Jerry Mayer.

 

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You can take this 1992 thriller one of two ways: it's either a highly suspenseful movie about an unfortunate young woman's psychological breakdown, or it's a glossy slasher movie starring two of Hollywood's best young actresses. Or maybe it's both at the ... Read More
You can take this 1992 thriller one of two ways: it's either a highly suspenseful movie about an unfortunate young woman's psychological breakdown, or it's a glossy slasher movie starring two of Hollywood's best young actresses. Or maybe it's both at the same time--or perhaps it's the clever and well-acted thriller for its first hour before resorting to the routine shocks of a cheap horror flick. However you look at it, there's no denying that this is a dynamite showcase for Jennifer Jason Leigh as the roommate from hell who becomes the bane of Bridget Fonda's existence. First she picks up Fonda's mannerisms, then starts to borrow her wardrobe, cuts her hair to resemble Fonda's, and even "borrows" her roomie's boyfriend for a deceitful night of lovemaking. By that point Fonda's totally freaking out (wouldn't you?), and, well, that's when the whole thing gets a little too silly. Still, this is a nifty little shocker, and director Barbet Schroeder brings more intelligence and style to the material than it really deserves. Add that to the fine performances by the battling roommates and you've got a movie that will make you think twice before inviting total strangers to live with you. --Jeff Shannon