Neon and steam and mannequin limbs.
A young go-getter artist lands a job as a window dresser for a major department store. Her erotically charged mannequin displays attract the attention of everyone, including a stalker. His constant harassment terrifies the artist, corrupting every aspect of her life, until he finally pushes her too far.
After Streets of Fire and Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains, I had high expectations for a film starring Diane Lane. She didn’t disappoint, and neither did this film.
Released the same year as Mannequin, this early erotic thriller probably confused moviegoers. The director disliked the final cut, feeling the producers exploited Lane by adding in extra footage. I think the film still works, and the…