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Edith Meeks Edith Meeks
Felicia Beacon
Millie White Millie White
Millie Sklar
Buck Smith Buck Smith
Gregory Lazar
Anne Giotta Anne Giotta
Evelyn McAlpert
Lydia Lafleur Lydia Lafleur
Sylvia Manning
Ian Nemser Ian Nemser
Sean White
Rob LaBelle Rob LaBelle
Jay Wete
Evan Dunsky Evan Dunsky
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Poison (1991)

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Movie at the time of its release, caused a stir, with its attendant inflammatory harangues, in the most puritanical of American society, that is, almost everyone.

Comprised of three seemingly unrelated stories, of unequal interest, interspersed and molds are entirely different aesthetic, "Hero", presented as a documentary, focuses on a boy who kills her abusive stepfather and flies... read more
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Description: Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what Richie was like and what led up to the shooting. In the black and white "Horror," a scientist isolates the elixir of human sexuality, drinks it, and becomes a festering, contagious murderer; a female colleague who loves him tries to help, to her peril. In "Homo," a prisoner in Fontenal prison is drawn to an inmate whom he knew some years before, at Baton juvenile institute, and whose humiliations he witnessed. This sto ... (more)
Release date: 16 August 1991
UPC: 720917514826
Tags: (2), Glbt (1), Gay (1), Independent Film (1), Based On Novel (1), Anthology (1), Gay Sex (1), Surrealism (1), Homoerotic (1), Experimental Film (1), 83 Min. (1), Avant Grde (1), Color (1), Momosexual (1), B&w (1), Prison (1), Usa (1), Sci-fi (1), Lgbt (1), Horror (1)
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