Short but sweet; fantastic and disturbing - what are your thoughts?

 
 

"Because I just went gay all of a sudden". I can't wait for your thoughts. 

 
 

Classic Noir or two films in one? What's in the box? What does the film have to say about women, men, and Greek Mechanics with a penchant for 'va va va voom'?

 
 

Of course, the film is famous as much for Nicholson's attempts to suppress it as the glorious penultimate shot. What are your thoughts? Work of genius, or yet another film in which a paunchy American goes exotic on someone (far too) young in a moment of mid-life crisis?