To Die For
- 1 hr 46 min
The movie To Die For is a dark comedy film. It is based off of a book with the same name. This movie stars Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, and Casey Affleck. It also features many other well-known actors in supporting roles. The movie is set in a little town in New Hampshire. Suzanne Stone is the main character. She is young and beautiful. She dreams of becoming a famous newswoman. She marries a man named Larry because she thinks he makes a lot of money and will support her. While she is living with Larry she becomes the weather person and is shown on the local television station. When Larry wants Susanne to put her career aside so they can start a family she wants no part of it. In fact she starts to develop a plan to kill him. She starts a relationship with Jimmy and talks him and his friends into killing Larry. She tells them that Larry is abusive and a rotten man. Jimmy kills Larry but feels guilty because Larry does not try to fight him. The police find a video where Jimmy admits that he is having a sexual relationship with Suzanne. His friends that helped him commit the murder are arrested. One of them agrees to make a deal with the police. This woman wears a tape recorder and gets Suzanne to admit to her part in the murder. Suzanne is arrested and taken to trail. She is acquitted of the murder charge while Jimmy and his friends are sentenced to life in prison. To make herself look good in the public eye Suzanne makes up a story about Larry having a drug problem. She claims he is killed by Jimmy to keep him from telling everyone about their drug deals. Larry’s father hears this story on television and knows that Suzanne is lying. Her orders a mafia hit on her. The mafia kills her and she is buried under a frozen lake. The final scene of the movie shows Larry’s sister gracefully skating on this lake exactly where Susanne’s body is hidden.