Variety. 1983. USA. Directed by Bette Gordon. Screenplay by Kathy Acker, Gordon. With Sandy McLeod, Will Patton, Richard M. Dawson, Luis Guzman. Music by John Lurie. 35mm. 100 min.
In the waning days of second-wave feminism and its anti-pornography discourse, Bette Gordon directed her second feature, about a young woman, Christine (Sandy McLeod), who takes a job as a ticket taker at a Times Square porno theater. There she becomes increasingly obsessed with a patron, and starts following him around dark and neon-lit New York. Gordon made the film for $80,000 (financed by ZDF West German Television, Great Britain's Channel 4, and the New York State Council on the Arts) after a decade of directing both avant-garde and narrative short films.