George, after getting out of prison, begins looking for a job, but his time in prison has reduced his stature in the criminal underworld. The only job he can find is to be a driver for Simone, a beautiful high-priced call girl, with whom he forms an at first grudging, and then real affection. Only Simone's playing a dangerous game, and when George agrees to help her, they both end up in a huge amount of trouble with Mortwell, the local kingpin. Written by
She was a tart. He was an ex-con. And she was about to shatter his life forever.
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According to BFI Screenonline, the fifteen year old character of Cathy was played by a then thirty year old Kate Hardie
, but the IMDb states Hardy was born in 1969, making her around sixteen years when the movie was filmed. See more
George stops and orders Simone to get out of the car but doubles back parks and apologizes. Exhaust fumes are clearly seen from the rear of the vehicle as he left it running. When they get back in, he changes gear and pulls off into traffic. On the soundtrack however you can hear the car ignition kicking in (as in the key turning) which is inaccurate as the car engine was already turned on. See more
[at her front door, to George
Yeah? Do you want mum?
Bimba dagli occhi pieni di malia
from "Madama Butterfly"
Written by Giacomo Puccini
Performed by Renata Tebaldi
and Carlo Bergonzi See more