Made in the wake of such quirky, mid-1980s successes as AFTER HOURS (1985) and SOMETHING WILD (1986), this NYC-based comedy of errors tried to jump on that same bandwagon, with an eccentric but unsuccessful mix of frustrated artists, media stardom, romance, and the mob. Art-house diva
Hanna Schygulla stars as a woman thrust into crime and instant fame; her equally wasted costars include Alec Baldwin, in his screen debut, and Blondie lead singer Deborah Harry.
German immigrant Elaine (Hanna Schygulla), who lives in a low-rent area of NYC, works at a toilet seat company while she dreams of becoming a famous writer. Life is a downward spiral for Elaine: her friend,...