In this sardonic mashup, Dashiell Hammet’s hard-boiled, glamorously pickled American sleuths, Nick and Nora Charles, meet their cousins, the stoic inhabitants of Chekhov’s bleak Russian tundra.
Mandy is caught between her two friends. One a grieving mother, and the other a zealous clairvoyant who is convinced she is receiving messages from the other side.
Roger is a hapless loser. He’s just broken up with his girlfriend. He’s alone and desperate in a hotel downtown,
Michael, newly divorced, broke and depressed, has taken up residence at the apartment of his best friend, Alice. Prompted by Alice,