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Jake Queen <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 26 Aug 2097 21:32:12 -0400
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How about peter Jacksons "Meet The Feebles". I think that is one of the
most unique examinations of perversion in film history.
> From: Soeren Ney <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Perversion in Film
> Date: Friday, August 22, 1997 9:45 AM
> >  To give you a feel for our dilemma, titles
> >  already suggested to us include (no, we won't defend all of these)
> >  Velvet, Crash, Fatal Attraction, The Collector, Rope, Lolita, Angels
> >  Insects, M Butterfly, Blood Simple, Dr. Strangelove, The Rapture,
> Chinatown,
> >  Hard Core, In The Realm of the Senses, Dressed to Kill, Dead Ringers,
> Chloe
> >  in the Afternoon, Rambling Rose, City of Women, Swept Away.
> >  I feel strongly this loose list overlooks some further compelling
> examples.
> >  Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> here are my suggestions:
> The Brood
> Shievers
> Videodrome    (nearly all films by David Cronenberg are dealing with
> "perversion")
> Nekromantik
> Nekromantik 2 by Joerg Buttgereit.
> Both films are german productions so I don t know if they are available
> the US. But their plot is about necrophilia and the footage is quite
> explicit...highly recommended for your list!
> Day of the woman/I spit on your grave by Meir Zarchi
> Tokio Decadence by Ryu Murakami
> Gothic by Ken Russel
> Bloodsucking Freaks by Joel M Reed
> Mark of the Devil by Michael Armstrong
> Mark of the Devil II by Adrian Hoven
> Hellraiser by Cliver Barker
> Maniac by William Lustig
> Bloodlust by Marijan Vajda
> 120 Days of Sodom by Piere Paolo Pasolini
> Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist by Kirby Dick
> Those films are of course very different in their quality but I hope this
> list will help you.
> Soeren Ney
> Kiel. Germany
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