Made in 1993
, it is the third feature film
directed by Canadian Denys Arcand
, and his first in English
. It is an adaptation of the stage script "Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love
" written by Brad Fraser
It is about people in their late twenties who have no family, and no place in the world. They live in mediocrity, seeking belonging. Oh, and there is a serial killer who collects the earrings of his victims.
David, a cynical actor-turned-waiter Thomas Gibson
Candy, an ever-hopeful book reviewer Ruth Marshall
Benita, a psychic dominatrix Mia Kirshner
Robert, a bartender Rick Roberts
Jerri, a lesbian schoolteacher Joanne Vannicola
Kane, a seventeen-year-old busboy Matthew Ferguson
Bernie, a yuppie and friend of David's Cameron Bancroft
I didn't like it all that much.