Navigating the Tricky Sexual Waters of the Past Through the Lens of a Comedy Puffball. Inspired by the original stage play by Ann Jellicoe, a leading proponent of the 1960s New Wave theatre, The Knack is a tale of a naïve northern lass, Nancy, (Rita
Body Heat opens on the scene of a distant burning restaurant as a witness, Ned Racine (William Hurt), watches from a bedroom window. As a kid, his family were regular diners there. Now, he sardonically speculates that the arsonist is one of his corrupt clients.