It comments on itself, with the heroine as narrator. DeDee Truitt, a trash-talking teenager from Arkansas, chats on the soundtrack during and between many of the scenes, pointing out the cliches, warning us about approaching plot conventions and debunking our desire to see the story unfold in traditional ways. Watching the movie is like sitting through a film in front of a row of wisecracking cult movie fans. It's also sometimes very funny. DeDee the name may relate to her bra size is played by Christina Ricci , who is having a very good year, and has left all memories of " The Addams Family " far behind with roles in movies like " The Ice Storm " and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Sixteen-year-old Dedee Truitt Christina Ricci runs away from home. Not revealing her pregnancy, Dedee eventually moves in with her much older half-brother Bill Martin Donovan , a gay teacher in a conservative, suburban community in Saint Joseph County , Indiana. Bill maintains a friendship with Tom's younger sister, Lucia Lisa Kudrow , who idolized her brother. Dedee seduces Matt, then tricks him into believing he has impregnated her.
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A year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives. Bill Truitt : [pulling on Jason's pierced nipple] Listen to me, you little grunge faggot. I survived my family, my schoolyard, every Republican, every other Democrat, Anita Bryant, the Pope, the fucking Christian Coalition, not to mention a real son of a bitch of a virus, in case you haven't noticed. In all that time since Paul Lynde and Truman Capote were the only fairies in America, I've been busting my ass so that you'd be able to do what you wanted with yours!