EVENTS UNFOLD OVER… A very long night
WHAT HAPPENS DURING THIS TIME: A brief encounter with a mysterious young woman leads a bored office drone to venture into—and become “trapped” in—Martin Scorsese’s hellish vision of mid-’80s lower Manhattan.
(APPROXIMATE) TIME THAT PASSES: From Paul’s early-evening encounter with Marcy to his return to his place of employment at the beginning of another workday, we’ll guess: 14 AND A HALF HOURS.
SEMI-RELEVANT FACTOID: After Hours was written by Joseph Minion (who’d go on to pen the incredibly watchable Nic-Cage-as-bloodsucker Vampire’s Kiss) as his thesis project while studying at Columbia’s film school. He got an A.
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