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Adam Coleman Howard in Slaves of New York

Slaves of New York

1989 R

Director James Ivory's quirky indie paints an affecting portrait of the Big Apple's avant-garde art world and the splintered lifestyles of aspiring artists who tolerate noxious relationships out of necessity and ambition. To make ends meet, insecure Eleanor -- a designer of funky hats -- shares digs with her abusive beau, Stash till a calculating sculptress sets her sights on him.