Punishing The Dream

TITLE: CONSENTING ADULTS

DIRECTOR: ALAN J. PAKULA

WRITER: MATTHEW CHAPMAN

THE BOTTOM LINE: Folderol in the suburbs makes for a wildly implausible but highly moral tale.

YUPPIES IN PERIL. AGAIN. THIS time it's Richard and Priscilla Parker (Kevin ; Kline and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) who are lured away from their narrow suburban patterns of getting and spending, both financial and sexual. The seducer is their next-door neighbor, Eddy Otis (Kevin Spacey), abetted by his wife Kay (Rebecca Miller). First Eddy masterminds an insurance scam to help the Parkers out of credit-card debt. Next he encourages a spot of highly improbable wife...

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