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Variety (1983)

 -  Drama  -  8 March 1985 (USA)
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Christine (Sandy McLeod) takes a job selling tickets at a porno theater near Times Square. Instead of distancing herself from the dark and erotic nature of this milieu, she develops an ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandy McLeod ...
Christine
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Mark
Richard Davidson ...
Louie
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Jose
Nan Goldin ...
Nan
Lee Tucker ...
Projectionist
Peter Rizzo ...
Driver
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Business Manager / Porn Customer
Suzanne Fletcher ...
Woman in Bar
Peyton Green ...
Woman in Bar
Cookie Mueller ...
Woman in Bar
Norma Angelica Rodriguez ...
Woman in Bar (as Norma Rodriguez)
Sally Rodwell ...
Woman in Bar
Nancy Reilly ...
(voice)
Scotty Snyder ...
(voice)
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Christine (Sandy McLeod) takes a job selling tickets at a porno theater near Times Square. Instead of distancing herself from the dark and erotic nature of this milieu, she develops an obsession that begins to consume her life. Few films deal honestly with a female sexual pointof-view, controversial and highly personal, VARIETY does just this. Written by Anonymous

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The footage of a Yankees game [0:51] shows Yankees pitcher "49" pitching to Yankees batter "36" while another Yankee steals second base. Behind the plate is catcher "15" from an opposing team (possible the Baltimore Orioles), although the scoreboard shot during the National Anthem depicted a game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. See more »

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Follow That Cab!
11 July 2004 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

When adult theaters such as the one profiled in this film were prolific, feminist activists would lead tours of Times Square to bring attention to their cause.

The main character's regular and extensive swimming exercise is a good analogy for the pace of the film. Steady, slow, heavy.

One amusing note, when our heroine follows her mystery man who has just taken a cab, she jumps into another cab, the sax is on the soundtrack, no dialouge, but you can read her lips: "Follow that Cab!"

It's also ironic that she follows him to the Fulton Street Fish Market, which in real life became the focus of an extensive organized crime probe.


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