Jean-Claude Brisseau, where have you been all my life?
I've seen this film countless times, usually on TV late at night, a guilty pleasure I suppose.
One of strengths of this film are the scenes showing New York at its most glorious and dangerously decrepit - a place where rape and murder is around every corner. There is indeed a whole sub-genre of these 'if you walk in central park after dark, you WILL be mugged, raped, or murdered' New York films. These films of course were mirroring genuine…