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The second chapter of the Exploitation + New French Extremity journey. This times, files that can be viewed around the world! Fortune smiles...
Posted September 2, 2021
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
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The second chapter of the Exploitation + New French Extremity journey. This times, files that can be viewed around the world! Fortune smiles upon Double Feature as a theme of freedom and rebellion ties the parallel film movements together. The Wild Angels as a biker exploitation arthouse film. Roger Corman was a filmmaker’s producer…kind of! The many notable directors and writers that came from the Corman camp. Baise-moi as a misunderstood entry in what would later become known as The New French Extreme. The developing trend in French extremity toward unstimulated sex. What is Baise-moi actually about?
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The Wild Angels
Released: July 20, 1966
Runtime: 93 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Charles B. Griffith
Starring: Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra, Bruce Dern
A motorcycle gang arrives in a small town in search of a motorcycle that has been stolen by a rival gang; but, pursued by the police, one of its members is injured, an event that will cause an orgy of violence and destruction.
Released: June 28, 2000
Runtime: 77 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: Virginie Despentes, Coralie Trinh Thi
Writer: Virginie Despentes, Coralie Trinh Thi
Starring: Karen Lancaume, Raffaëla Anderson, Ouassini Embarek
Manu has lived a difficult life. Abused and violently raped, she sets off to find herself only to meet Nadine, a prostitute who has encountered one too many injustices in the world. Angry at the world, they embark on a twisted, rage-filled road trip. They choose to have sex when they please and kill when they need. Leaving a trail of mischief and dead bodies in their wake. Generating a media blitz and manhunt, soon everyone is out to capture the young fugitives.