Jessie is the perfect girl to star in a fairy tale: she’s beautiful, she has an adorable rich husband who loves her like crazy and she has a lovely family that is always there to help her out. But Jessie recently got raped and became suicidal. Her husband Brian tries to change her mind and takes her on a honeymoon to Jamaica. Haunted by cruel visions of murder and violence Jessie dreams that she’s turning into a merciless killer. Confused she turns to the island’s witches and voodoo-specialists. She soon finds out that her nice and quiet life isn’t as peaceful as she thought.
Confusing realities surface in this paranoid film dealing with the fragile nature of a young woman (Anne Parillaud) recovering from rape and an apparent attempted suicide. Directed by surrealist and baroque specialist Raoul Ruiz. Starring Ruiz’ favourite actress Bulle Ogier, Anne Parillaud as Jessie and William Baldwin as Brian