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Streetwalkin’ (1985) Blu-ray: Sleazy New York disco scene

Shout Factory is releasing director Joan Freeman’s look into the urban sleazy disco scene in New York, Streetwalkin’ (1985) on Blu-ray. Stars Melissa Leo.

She turned to night-walking to survive the streets. Now she’s running through the streets to survive the night.

Academy Award®–winning actress Melissa Leo (The Fighter) stars as Cookie, a teen runaway who escapes her abusive stepfather and heads for the Big Apple along with her younger brother. When she arrives at the Port Authority bus terminal, Cookie meets a charming but sadistic pimp named Duke (Dale Midkiff, Pet Sematary). With nowhere to go, Cookie is soon working for Duke, who introduces her to the harsh, brutal life of a prostitute.

A harrowing, fast-paced ride through the lurid streets of New York’s terrifying underbelly, Streetwalkin’ also stars Antonio Fargas (Starsky And Hutch), Julie Newmar (Batman), Leon Robinson (Cliffhanger), Randall Batinkoff (Kick-Ass) and Khandi Alexander (Treme).

There’s actually very little plot here to sustain 80 minutes of screentime, with much of Streetwalkin’ feeling slack and disinterested, despite a few ambitious moments of psychological study

Brian Orndorf — BrianOrndorf.com

Release date: July 28, 2020
Genre: Drama / Thriller

DirectorJoan Freeman
CastMelissa Leo, Dale Midkiff, Leon
Production Year1985
Discs1 Blu-ray Disc
Run Time84 minutes
FormatsColor / 1.85:1
StudioShout Factory
Streetwalkin' (1985) — Photo
Image courtesy IMDB

Special features

Audio Commentary With Director/Writer Joan Freeman And Producer/Writer Robert Alden
Theatrical Trailer
English Subtitles
Notice: The picture quality of these videos do not reflect the picture quality of the Blu-ray or DVD in this package.

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