While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The ... See full summary »
European secret agent Max Menace arrives in New York City, waiting for his contact to tell him his assignment. He becomes entangled with an assortment of odd characters and situations, but never learns why he's there.
A man comes out of a coma with amnesia. He believes he was in a plane crash that killed his wife and kid and he worked for an agency as assassin. Soon he's sent on another mission. Who is he and who can he trust?
This is the story of Rico, a man who lives in New York in 1976 but who lives his own life in Paris during the time of the 'New Wave'. He is a photographer who thinks he's a gangster, a ... See full summary »
A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Mary Stuart Masterson
Worth watching because of the lead actress, not because of Debbie Harry.
Although this movie has been advertised on cable TV as starring Deborah Harry, she actually has only a brief cameo role. The real star is the lead actress, Hanna Schygulla. Though the script is a bit thin, Hanna Schygulla is so appealing that it is easy to become engrossed in the movie. It's hard to understand why such an attractive and capable actress, who was a major star in Germany, never got much attention in Hollywood. The plot is basically about a woman whose luck gets so bad that she hits rock bottom, but then takes advantage of curious turns of events to turn her life around. In the process she learns what is really important to her, and also comes to realize who her real friends are.
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