Episode 517: Escape from New York (1981)


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On the second of our two-part discussion about John Carpenter films we discuss Escape from New York. It's the story Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell), a former war hero turned disillusioned criminal in an America that has turned into a police state. When the President's plane crashes in the prison colony that was once Manhattan, Snake is sent in after him.

Interviews include co-screenwriter Nick Castle, actress Adrienne Barbeau, and production designer Joseph Alves.

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