Based on 15 Critics
  • Director Griffin Dunne's adaptation of Dirk Wittenborn's fiercely personal novel ambles pleasantly through coming-of-age movie territory, then takes a jarring Agatha Christie detour. show more

  • The film is worthwhile primarily for the fun, breezy first hour. After that, it's a case of watching to find out how things turn out. show more

  • The idea that rich people are an alien tribe is just one of many that get lost in Wittenborn’s distracted script. Instead of exploring the concept, he throws out random incidents until he hits one that sends the film into a dark, grotesque spiral. show more

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