Wednesday Night at the Cinematheque
ROCK THE SCREEN series
Streets of Fire
(d Walter Hill, 1984, US) 99 min. -- Rate PG
Veteran director Walter Hill combines the musical, film noir, thriller, and comedy in this stylish cult classic that original songs written by Jim Steinman, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty and Ry Cooder. Raven (Willem Dafoe) and his gang of merciless biker friends, kidnaps rock singer Ellen Aim (Diane Lane). Soldier-for-hire Tom Cody (Michael Paré) and his partner McCoy (Amy Madigan) battle through dangerous cityscapes, determined to get Ellen back.