A shy young English bookseller, constantly nagged by her overbearing mother, is offered help in "eliminating" the problem by such infamous killers as Dr. Crippen and Jack the Ripper. But after she kills her mom and enlists her sister's aid in dumping the body, she can't shake her new "friends." Offbeat black comedy stars Jane Horrocks, Brenda Fricker, Jonathan Pryce, and Edward Woodward. 91 min. Soundtrack: English.