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Kiss Daddy Goodnight (1987)

R | | Thriller | 20 May 1988 (USA)
At night, baby-face Laura dresses up as a vamp and lets random guys at bars pick her up, just to drug and rob them later. But then someone starts stalking her, and a person close to her is ... See full summary »

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Sid
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William Tilden
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Johnny
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Sue
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Victim #1 (disco sleazeball)
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Crazy Waitress
Lee Coleman ...
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Sumner Crane ...
Weird Customer
Pamela Dalton ...
Club Model
Leon Finkelshtein ...
William's Driver
James Goldfinger ...
Ron
Ghislaine Jourden ...
Factory Worker
Timothy Kelleher ...
Restaurant Patron
Arto Lindsay ...
Cab Driver
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At night, baby-face Laura dresses up as a vamp and lets random guys at bars pick her up, just to drug and rob them later. But then someone starts stalking her, and a person close to her is killed. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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She was cold. He was old.

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References Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) See more »

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Silent Night
Music by Franz Gruber (uncredited)
Performed by The West Side High School Chorus (Newark, N.J.) with Inez McClendon
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Lo-Fi, Beauteous, Cozy, Grungy, East Village.
15 May 2002 | by (cd332.livejournal.com) – See all my reviews

I watched this on my betamax last night again. The opening credits and music is fuzzy and lo-rez, wholly impressionistic. I am not one for expensive special effects, nor demanding of a well-crafted story or skillful acting. This movie just gives me a warm feeling, and at some level I think that's all it sets out to do. Uma is scintillatingly beautiful, ala '88 makeup trend at the time. This was the first movie I ever saw her in - before she became known - and I fell in love with her androgynous look immediately. Buscemi shows up, as well as a great cameo by east village music master Arto Lindsay (Ambitious Lovers) as a cab driver. Everything looks exactly the way it did in NYC '88, down to the horribly trashy dive clubs. If you watch movies for a certain feeling, you'll enjoy this one. If you watch movies in order to wax poetic like a fluke critic, then move on to some Oscar list.


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