15 year-old Molly is the best in her class in high school. Nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as prostitute "Angel" on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation... See full summary »

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15 year-old Molly is the best in her class in high school. Nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as prostitute "Angel" on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation of her two lives is shattered when two of her friends are slain by a necrophile serial killer. She's the only eye witness and becomes a target herself. The investigating Detective Andrews helps her, not only to survive, but also to query why she keeps on humiliating herself and to stop it. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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You're young, attractive and healthy - and swimming in a toilet bowl! See more »

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13 January 1984 (USA)  »

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Angel - Straße ohne Ende  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Craig Safan composed the film's score in under a week. See more »

Goofs

When Angel is studying in the hotel lobby you see a hotel employee putting two chairs upside down on top of a table as he starts to clean up for the night, in the next shot he repeats and starts with the same two chairs again. See more »

Quotes

Patricia Allen: Listen fuck face! I used to work for the city health department and you got so many violations in this flea trap that one phone call down town would put your ass in court so fast you wouldn't have time to wipe it let alone pull your pants up. Do you get my drift?
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Something Sweet
Written by Pamela Neal, Bernard Dunaux, Matt Preble and Bebe Cross
Performed by The Allies
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Disappointing
12 October 2002 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

On watching "Angel", one gets the impression that the movie could have gone one of two ways and been successful - had the filmmakers made enough of an effort. Sadly, the results are somewhat underwhelming. The most obvious way the movie could have gone is down the exploitation route. Surprisingly, there is very little that could be considered that - foul language is almost non-existent, the nudity is generally fleeting and never presented in an erotic manner, violence is not explicit, and not once we never see our heroine seriously involved in her "trade".

The other route the movie could have gone down is presenting the situation in a serious manner. Unfortunately, not much is done this way as well. We have crazy characters, but they really don't do much, nor do we learn much about them. Street life is also presented to be overall not a bad way to live. There are some believable complications that come up in the heroine's life, but once they come up they are barely dealt with. Possibly the reason for this is that the movie seems cut down seemingly from a longer cut. It would also explain why the movie at times jumps unbelievably quick from scene to scene before anything of real importance has the chance to come up.

The movie still remains strangely watchable all the same. Still, one cannot help but see so much wasted potential.


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