American Perfekt
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American Perfekt
In this noir-influenced road movie, Jake (Robert Forster) is a criminal psychiatrist who has come to the conclusion that our lives are dictated primarily by chance, and has given himself over to this notion by making most of his decision by the flip of a coin. Sandra (Amanda Plummer) is a neurotic woman on her way to pick up her younger sister, a teenage delinquent named Alice (Fairuza Balk) when she's run off the road and left stranded by a madman named Santini (David Thewlis). When Jake happens by and Sandra asks him for help, Sandra is lucky at first: she wins the coin toss, and he… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film fell too quickly into the serial-killer mode and lost the edge it never had but always wanted."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"[American Perfekt] wants to get by on quirkiness and so-called charm alone, and it just doesn't work."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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