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The Second Coming of Suzanne (1974)

 -  Drama  -  October 1974 (USA)
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Jared Martin plays an aspiring film maker obsessed with the idea of Christ as a woman, and tries to film his vision with Sondra Locke as his subject. Supposedly based on a song by Leonard ... See full summary »

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Suzanne
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Clavius
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Jackson Sinclair, the TV Commentator
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Heathcliff, Logan's Film Group
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Margo, Logan's Film Group
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Soundman, Logan's Film Group
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S.F., Logan's Film Group
Kari Avalos ...
Dorothy
Philip Schultz ...
Fenton
Gloria Stockton ...
Fat Lady
Charles Shull ...
Doctor
Winifred Mann ...
Helen
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Jared Martin plays an aspiring film maker obsessed with the idea of Christ as a woman, and tries to film his vision with Sondra Locke as his subject. Supposedly based on a song by Leonard Cohen (used in the film). Written by Michael Keller

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Record producer Mickie Most originally conceived this as a vehicle for Paul McCartney in the role of Clavius, but he was offered the role during the time of the break-up of The Beatles in 1970 and declined it. When Most met up with McCartney he later described him as "looking a bit like Jim Morrison after a bender". See more »

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Written and Performed by Leonard Cohen
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Not only poor, but billed details are not accurate.
26 February 2006 | by (Greater Philadelphia Area) – See all my reviews

Richard Dreyfuss is, indeed, in this flick, but in a rather small part. He is NOT the "obsessed" filmmaker - he's the group's business manager/accountant. Even the box describes the film inaccurately. There are no erotic scenes with Sondra Locke, as advertised, unless one uses the term "erotic" quite loosely. I would not have considered viewing the film without Richard Dreyfuss being in it as a major character. I might have, however, had I realized that the famous 60's anthem, Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne," was an artistic influence. Other than the brief recitation of lines from the end of James Joyce's "Ulysses", and an interesting visual reference to the end of Ingmar Bergman's "The Seventh Seal," I found it a poor attempt to meld symbolic elements and moods immortalized in films like "Last Year at Marianbad" and "Un Chien Andalou." If you like the idea of the eccentric artistic troupe, there are many superior films, ranging from "Bye, Bye, Brasil" to "Cecil B. Demented."


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