A girl brings home her latest boyfriend to meet her parents. This is done against the background of random shootings that had just begun in NYC at the time the play was written. How the family’s failings are magnified by the social confusion of the times is the crux of the plot.
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A strange little film. It is important to take this film in its context; NYC was a very fucked-up place in the 1970's, scary and violent. This absurdist comedy fantasized a bizarre response to that environment.