Escape from New York


[Escape from New York] USA, 1981, colore, 35 mm, 99′
di John Carpenter
Sceneggiatura John Carpenter, Nick Castle – Musiche John Carpenter, Alan Howarth – Interpreti Kurt Russel, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasance

At the end of the 20th century, the whole of New York was turned into a huge prison where rejects and criminals created their own society. Jean Plissken, serving a life sentence inside, is commissioned for a mission of the upmost importance: he must recover the President’s briefcase, before the grave secrets stored inside are discovered by New York’s population of inmates.