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Actress Sondra Locke directed this visceral film noir about undercover cop Lottie Mason (Theresa Russell). A narcotics cop with the LAPD, she works a second shift at night as an undercover vice cop. Lottie works the bars and lures johns into the arms of the law. But her life is in a rut, and she would love to act on impulse like the narcotics and vice personas she adopts daily on the job. During the course of her duties, she begins a romantic relationship with district attorney Stan Harris (Jeff Fahey), who gets her involved with a case he is working on against a drug lord. But Stan is too… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"... was unimpressed except for the performance of Theresa Russell."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Dull cop thriller set in Boston"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"Instantly forgettable cop stuff."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"a laugh riot -- unintentionally, of course"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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