Erotic 80’s: Risky Business

There's a time for playing it safe and a time for Risky Business.


Paul Brickman

In-Person

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

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Inspired and informed by the “Erotic 80s” season of film critic and historian Karina Longworth’s acclaimed podcast “You Must Remember This”, Sidewalk Cinema’s Erotic 80s film series highlights 10 influential and emblematic erotic thrillers featured in the series. Over the course of 12 podcast episodes Longworth investigates the cultural, social and political impact of the erotic thriller genre throughout the decade and beyond. The “Erotic 80s” film series presents the opportunity to catch zeitgeisty erotic thrillers on the big screen. The series can be viewed on its own, but is also intended as a companion to the award-winning podcast series, listen here: https://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/

Meet Joel Goodson, an industrious, college-bound 17-year-old and a responsible, trustworthy son. However, when his parents go away and leave him home alone in the wealthy Chicago suburbs with the Porsche at his disposal he quickly decides he has been good for too long and it is time to enjoy himself. After an unfortunate incident with the Porsche, Joel must raise some cash.


Credits

Director(s):

Paul Brickman

Producer(s):

Steve Tisch

Cast:

Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Curtis Armstrong, Bronson Pinchot, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur