R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
This is the only film by Martin Scorsese to be released on a Friday the 13th, long considered to be an unlucky day for studios to release films.
Alright, punch. Punch it in.
Paul Hackett: Okay, let's, first of all, refresh the screen here. Alright, and go into "format ruler".
Paul Hackett: There.
Lloyd: All right. Now, file?
Paul Hackett: Right.
Lloyd: And it's in memory?
Paul Hackett: Right. And?
Paul Hackett: Mark this down in the prefix...
Paul Hackett: ...file ...
When Paul is running from the mob, he seeks shelter in the coffee shop and orders hamburger and coffee. The clock on the doorway shows 4:10. But when he is again running from the mob and goes there to meet Tom, the same clock shows 12:14 when the waiter brings him hamburger and coffee. Moments later, it says 5:00.
The closing credits are displayed over a moving shot of Paul's office, during which more and more employees show up for work. When the camera passes Paul's desk again, he has disappeared.
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