Athens International Film Festival

Myra Breckinridge

This is the outrageous story of Myra Breckinridge, a gorgeous transsexual who gets a sex change operation and heads out to Hollywood to teach a few of its most arrogant inhabitants a thing or two about acting.

This is the outrageous story of Myra Breckinridge, a gorgeous transsexual who gets a sex change operation and heads out to Hollywood to teach a few of its most arrogant inhabitants a thing or two about acting. A project that’s still impossible to believe was actually greenlit by a major studio aiming for mainstream exposure, "Myra Breckinridge" remains a monument to amorality, bad taste and aggressive sexual agendas, featuring an onslaught of provocative scenes that have to be seen to be believed, like the one where a frenzied Raquel Welch "rides" young stud Rusty or tries to seduce a ravishingly blond and doe-eyed Farrah Fawcett. On the receiving end of some of the most aggressive attacks film critics have ever unleashed upon a movie, Michael Sarne’s infamous creation (which he adapted from a book by Gore Vidal) is still jaw-dropping in every sense of the word! L.K.


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Σκηνοθεσία / Director: Michael Sarne

Σενάριο / Screenwriter: Michael Sarne, Gore Vidal, David Giler

Φωτογραφία / DoP: Richard Moore

Μουσική / Music: John Phillips

Μοντάζ / Editor: Danford B. Greene

Ηθοποιοί / Principal Cast: Raquel Welch, Mae West John Huston, Farrah Fawcett Rex Reed

ΗΠΑ / USA 1970

Εγχρωμο / Color

94'

Αγγλικά / English

* Screened on September 28th and September 29th



    Publication date: 2012-09-10 12:39:24

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