Get past Calista Flockhart's ghoulish visage and you'll find a memorable, if tough, movie in Bash, a videotaped version of LaBute's Broadway play. Bash comprises three vignettes of actors-speaking-to-audience. Two are monologues, and one is a duet (Flockhart plays two of the roles). All three revolve around Mormonism and violence (or murder) -- a dichotomy that must please LaBute to no end for its sheer ugliness. While Miss Flockhart's performance is a bit over-the-top ("big" as one newspaper described it recently), Rudd and Eldard are quite creepy as their unlikely evil-doers. Recommended for the strong of stomach.
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