R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
Writer John Patrick Shanley said incidents in the story were based on his own experiences growing up in New York City.
I'm flyin', man! I'm flyin'!
In the scene where Linda is abducted in the subway station, one of the advertisement posters in the background is for the 1986 film Soul Man (1986).
Nearly at the end of the credits there is the following paragraph: 'Many thanks to the Penguins in this film. They were treated most respectfully and no harm ever came to them in their work.'
$78,602 24 January 1988