In the Cut
Duration: 119 min
Actors: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Meg Ryan, Michael Nuccio, Allison Nega, Dominick Aries, Susan Gardner, Sharrieff Pugh, Nick Damici, Heather Litteer, Daniel T. Booth, Yaani King Mondschein, Frank Harts, Sebastian Sozzi, Zach Wegner, Mark Ruffalo
Frannie Avery is a New York City inner city high school English teacher, whose passion is collecting words and phrases that interest her, either because of their meaning and/or just because of the way they sound. The way that she and her paternal half sister Pauline Avery, her closest confidante, deal with men and sex has largely been affected by their father, who is working on marrying wife number five. Frannie thinks about sex more than she has it. Her lack of a sex life is further exacerbated by being the object of obsession of James Graham, a man with who she had a few casual dates and two sexual encounters, which has made her even more cautious. This complete experience is why she has a somewhat inappropriate, albeit non-sexual relationship with Cornelius Webb, one of her students. She eventually embarks on a sexual relationship with NYPD Homicide Detective Giovanni Malloy, who, along with his partner Detective Ritchie Rodriguez, are investigating the murder of a young woman, ...