Based on 8 Critics
  • Unfortunately, the film is so determinedly stylish (Gere's costumes, Giorgio Moroder's soundtrack, John Bailey's noir-inflected camerawork), and the performances generally so vacuous (only Elizondo's detective really breathes), that it all becomes something of an academic, if entertaining, exercise that fails to stir the emotions. show more

  • An inspired variation on his familiar theme: the whore with a heart of gold is a man. [2 Feb 1980]

  • The whole movie has a winning sadness about it; take away the story's sensational aspects and what you have is a study in loneliness. show more

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