R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A twisted take on "Little Red Riding Hood", with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker travelling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer and pedophile.
The novel that Mimi Wolverton (Brooke Shields) is holding when the police come to her house is Jackie Collins' "American Star".
I'm gonna shoot you *so many* times!
During the daylight shots of Vanessa and Bob in his car, shadows of camera equipment appear on the car's hood.
The beginning credits play over a series of color drawings (in a style similar to cartoonist Robert Crumb) in a hip retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood story.
In 1997, the 102 minute edited US R-rated version screened in Australia with an R rating for its theatrical release. In 1998, the 104 minute uncut version was submitted to the Australian Classification Board for a video release, however, it was refused classification (RC). Instead, the edited US R-rated version was released on video. The Australian DVD released through Force Entertainment is also the US R-rated version.
$14,945 (USA) (25 August 1996)
$295,493 (USA) (13 March 1997)
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