IMPULSE, directed by Sondra Locke, is an involving and suspenseful story of a Los Angeles undercover cop. The film stars Theresa Russell as Lottie Mason, a tough but vulnerable police decoy, working for both the vice and narcotics divisions, who becomes so immersed in and affected by her
dangerous work that she fantasizes about really becoming the dodgy characters she impersonates. As the story opens, a drug deal is going down in New York. Several people are killed, but it is uncertain whether drug kingpin Tony Peron (Shawn Elliott) has come out of the fracas alive. Word of these
developments gets back to California, making an already nervous government witness aga...