- Original title
- Running time
- 110 min.
- United States
Brian De Palma
Robert J. Avrech, Brian De Palma
Stephen H. Burum
Mystery | Film In Film. Crime
- Synopsis / Plot
- Jake comes home to find his girlfriend with another man and has to find a new place. In between his acting workshops and his job in a vampire B-movie, he scans the paper looking for anything. He happens to meet a fellow actor who needs a house sitter. Both are pleased with the arrangement that will have Jake staying in the house and for a sweetener, Frank shows him his 'favorite neighbor', a well built woman who strips with her window open each night. Jake becomes obsessed with meeting her and is able to help recover her purse from a thief, but shows his own phobia, he is incapacitated by claustrophobia when the thief runs through a tunnel. When Jake witnesses a murder, he finds out that the police love to pin crimes on peeping Toms. Jake discovers that here are just too many coincidences but must hunt them down himself without the police.
: Golden Globes. Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Melanie Griffith)
: Nominated for Razzie Awards: Worst Director
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Griffith)
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