Theresa Russell stars in RUNNING WOMAN, an above-average made-for-video thriller produced by Roger Corman. The film was disguised in its promotional materials as a murder mystery, but is actually a disturbing drama dealing with racism, civic corruption, and the dark side of contemporary
After working on a painting at a Hispanic church in East LA, art restorer Emily Russo (Theresa Russell) drives home with her young son Sam (David McCurley). Emily is pulled over by a police car, but the drivers turn out to be carjackers in disguise. Emily fights with them and gets away, but falls
off a highway overpass and Sam is shot and killed during the struggle. Emily wak...