The movie's source novel "A Running Duck" (1974) (aka "Fair Game") won The John Creasey Memorial Award (now known as the CWA New Blood Dagger Award) from the British Crime Writers' Association (CWA) for the Best First Novel of the Year in 1978. See more »
Kate is injured on her right arm, as seen by the bandage on her arm at the police station and in her apartment. But at the Raleigh Hotel, later that night, the bandage is on her left arm. See more »
Ok...So maybe models are wooden, lifeless creatures...
I like Cindy Crawford. I really do. I respect the class she has maintained
in an often classless fashion and modeling industry. But some people
stick to what they know.
Cindy, my God! In this movie, you were just in your lovely apartment
overlooking the water. Your apartment is then blown up, you are blown off
the balcony into the water, your cat is toast and all your possessions are
gone. Oh, and by the way, a bunch of very bad people are now trying to
you dead. You get out of the cold water, run for your life and get taken
a safe house where the 2nd rate Baldwin asks you `How do you feel?' And
Cindy says with the intensity of a heroin addict, `Like my life just
exploded. What is this place, Motel Hell?' She said it like she was
the phone book! A real actress would have been looking at the cop like he
was nuts! And she would have delivered the lines accordingly. It got
Did you see at the very first scene in the movie where Cindy's character
jogging and gets shot? Did you notice her slowing down to hit her mark and
wait for the shot? I've never heard or seen anyone more stilted and
except for a really bored telemarketer.
The writing was just BAD, and the movie was just about look how good Cindy
looks after being dumped in water and having no shower. Notice her lips
still had color? Did they have the long-lasting stuff back then?
Luckily it wasn't the kind of bad where you can't sit and laugh at it. You
can sit and laugh at this one. In fact, you don't have a
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