Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his innocence, he begins to question his own sanity.
- Genre: Mystery, Thriller
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, Pariah Entertainment Group, Grand Slam Productions, Mel's Cite du Cinema
- Keyword: alcohol, adultery, detective, mississippi river, jealousy, isolation, paranoia, motel, window, nightmare, letter, notebook, police, murder, arson, writer, divorce, ax
- Cast: Johnny Depp, John Turturro, Maria Bello, Timothy Hutton, Charles S. Dutton, Len Cariou