R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
Dennis Hopper released a director's cut of this movie for cable TV. It is 18 minutes longer than the theatrical release and is retitled as "Backtrack ". Director's credit is given to Hopper rather than "Alan Smithee".
There's something going on here that I really don't understand, but I like it.
When Anne gives the envelope to the trucker woman in New Mexico she asks for it be posted when she gets to Canada explaining that it's for here ex-husband. But when the trucker woman's companion goes to post it , it is clearly marked for "Margaret".
The theatrical release of this film is 98 minutes long. It was disowned by director Dennis Hopper and is credited to 'Alan Smithee'. The 116 minutes long director's cut was released on cable television in the USA under the title 'Backtrack'. There also exists a 180 minutes long original cut which remains unreleased.