Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney Fuller.
- Genre: Mystery, Thriller
- Studio: Bigelow Productions, Touchstone Pictures
- Keyword: toxication, literature professor, race against time, culprit, relationship, divorce, glue, woman director, stealing manuscript
- Cast: Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Charlotte Rampling, Daniel Stern, Jane Kaczmarek, Christopher Neame