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Slaves of New York (1989)

R | | Drama | March 1989 (USA)
Eleanor lives with the artist Stash. Just like his artist friends, he is completely unknown but is waiting for the big break. Stash is mean to her and finally she leaves him. Ironically, ... See full summary »

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Eleanor lives with the artist Stash. Just like his artist friends, he is completely unknown but is waiting for the big break. Stash is mean to her and finally she leaves him. Ironically, she gets her big break - as a hat designer. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Esclaves de New York  »

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$463,972
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Trivia

Wilfredo's clothing line and the outfits and costumes in the fashion show were created by New York costume designer Stephen Sprouse. See more »

Quotes

Jan: I sell racehorse semen. I do!
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Breakthrough Stars of 1992 (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Buffalo Stance
Written by Neneh Cherry, Cameron McVey, Jamie J. Morgan, Phillip Ramacon
Produced and Mixed by "Bomb the Bass" Tim Simenon and Mark Saunders
Performed by Neneh Cherry
Published by Virgin Music L.T.D.
Copyright Control / SBK Songs L.T.D
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One of the best portrait of New York City
25 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

I must have seen this movie more then a hundred times, know every lines. Putting aside the fact that this movie made me Miss Peter's biggest fan. While watching this movie in France (over and over again), it gave me the urge, need, inspiration to move to the Big Apple, and pursue my dreams. Combining it with Working Girls, Hannah and her Sisters, and Bare Foot in the Park, I put this movie to portrait New York at its best and truest, as I want to see it, as it supposed to be, as I am seeing it. Whenever in doubt with the city watching the movie all over again reminds me of what New Yorkers are all about of the reason I moved here, and regain my faith in New York! One of the top movies ever made, one of the best New York movie, with some of the best actresses (lets face it, top stage actors ARE the top screen actors as well). Let's not forget to mention Miss Mercedes Ruehl, whom actually rules!!!

"- My only problem is that I can't sew. But a lot of people can't sew...... Coco Channel for instance... -Coco Channel couldn't so? -I Don't Know!......."

"-A whole house.... I never knew anybody with a whole house"

"-OOOOh, where did you get that Ice cream? -From the freezer!"

THANK YOU


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