Andy Garcia stars as Sgt. John Berlin, a burnt-out LA cop who joins the police force of a small Northern California town. Shortly after his arrival, it is discovered that one - or possible two - murders have occurred in the town.
As Berlin investigates, he comes to believe that he is on the trail of a dangerous serial killer who has just claim an eight victim, code name Jennifer. This leads him to encounter Helena Robertson (Uma Thurman), a young blind woman who could be his only link to solving the crimes and also may herself be the killer's next victim.
Also starring are John Malkovich, Kathy Baker, Lance Henriksen and Kevin Conway.