Something Wild synopsis
When college girl Mary Ann Robinson (Carroll Baker) is attacked and raped, her world is shattered. Unable to carry on a normal routine with her critical mother, Mary Ann takes a room in a New York City hovel and accepts a job at a dime store as she struggles to come to grips with her ordeal. Sinking into isolation, she attempts suicide and is saved by a concerned bystander, lonely auto mechanic Mike (Ralph Meeker). Mary Ann moves in with Mike but soon questions his motives for wanting to help.