Directed by Stuart Gordon. With Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Russell Hornsby and Rukiya Bernard. Distributed by THINKFilm. 1 hour, 25 mins. R (violence, profanity, gore, sex, nudity, adult themes). Playing at: Ritz at the Bourse.
A quick and nasty social satire that comes with the "inspired by a true story" avowal, Stuck melds horror and humor as it offers a literally lacerating portrait of humankind at its worst.
Mena Suvari, wearing cornrows and twin-tone fake nails, stars as Brandi, a nurse's aide in an assisted-living facility. She works hard, and is being considered for a promotion. But then, after a few drinks and a tab or two of Ecstasy at a club after work, she drives straight into a guy. He crashes through her car's windshield and stays there - like the title says, stuck.