How about Bunuel's "That (The?) Obscure Object of Desire"
Nicholas Broomfield's recent documentary "Fetishes"
Monica Treut's "Seduction: A Cruel Woman"
Lynn Stopkewicz's new "Kissed" (re necrophilia)
and, of course, the "howling woman" scene in "Porky's".
At 09:56 AM 8/22/97 -0300, you wrote:
>Ken Russell's CRIMES OF PASSION
>Gainsbourg's JE T'AIME MOI NON PLUS
>Allen's EVERITHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX ...
>D'Almeida's MATOU A FAMILIA E FOI AO CINEMA
>Luna's LAS EDADES DE LULU
>From: Bet MacArthur <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Perversion in Film
>Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 14:43:49 -0400
>Without getting too specific about "definitions" of "perversion," we solicit
>from Screen-L readers the names of films after 1944 which deal with
>perversion in men or women. To give you a feel for our dilemma, titles
>already suggested to us include (no, we won't defend all of these) Blue
>Velvet, Crash, Fatal Attraction, The Collector, Rope, Lolita, Angels and
>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.
>Bet MacArthur & Ray Ishigata
>Arts Analysis Institute
>Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
>University of Alabama.
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