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Time Out says

Stone looks distinctly ordinary in this glossy, glassy sex-thriller. She's an uptight book editor who moves into a fancy Manhattan high-rise (the sliver of the title). Neighbours include blocked crime novelist Berenger and smirking Baldwin. Both pursue her, but which is the blonde-fixated serial killer? If Basic Instinct played off Vertigo, Noyce's film would like to be a sort of sexed-up Rear Window. Here, however, voyeurism is not so much subtext as designer-look apparel trimmed with chic post-feminist accessories. Though based on an Ira Levin novel, the movie is essentially just another variation on Joe Eszterhas's rudimentary 'psychotic fuck' scenarios.
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Release Details

  • Duration:108 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Phillip Noyce
  • Screenwriter:Joe Eszterhas
  • Cast:
    • Sharon Stone
    • William Baldwin
    • Tom Berenger
    • Polly Walker
    • Colleen Camp
    • Martin Landau
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