Josh Baker meets a very special woman, Cheryl, in the streets of New York. Suddenly she collapses, and she’s picked up by an ambulance. When Josh wants to visit her in the hospital, it appears that she hasn’t been admitted in the hospital. Josh follows the roommate of Cheryl, and she disappears after a ride in the same ambulance. It’s up to Josh to solve the secret behind this strange vehicle. —IMDB
Cohen was born in Kingston, New York, USA. Cohen moved to the Riverdale section of the Bronx at an early age, eventually majoring in film at the City College of New York. He started his career in television, writing on many shows and creating the cult classics Branded and The Invaders. He wrote, produced, and directed his first feature film, Bone, in 1972. He came to prominence with It’s Alive (1974), a horror film about a mutant killer baby. Though cheaply produced, it is notable for its satirical black humor (the hero’s son slaughters the medical staff at birth) and for its exploration of the parents’ dilemma: the hero, who has fathered one of the creatures, at first disowns it but later tries to protect it despite its obvious anti-social tendencies. It’s Alive is also noted for being scored by Bernard Herrmann. Cohen made two sequels, It Lives Again (1978) and It’s Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987).
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