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Lust in the Dust (1985)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  1 March 1985 (USA)
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A group of unscrupulous characters seek buried treasure in the old west.

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Abel Wood
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Marguerita Ventura
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Hard Case Williams
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Bernardo
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Father Garcia
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Ninfa, Whore at Marguerita's
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Big Ed
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Red Dick Barker
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Blackman, Hard Case Gang
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Mexican, Hard Case Gang
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Rosie Velez (Divine) vorrebbe diventare cantante di saloon, in questo western molto "particolare". Nel frattempo scopre di avere una mappa di tesoro disegnata per metà sul proprio.....deretano ! Si parte così alla ricerca dell'altra metà, fra avventure erotiche e violenze sessuali varie. Written by rosebud6

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He Rode The West... The Girls Rode The Rest! Together They Ravaged The Land!

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A Louca Corrida do Ouro  »

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Despite the notorious financial and critical failure of the epic western Heaven's Gate (1980), and the general decline of the genre around 1980, with other failures such as The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), within five years Hollywood had produced a slew of westerns. In 1985, in addition to this film, there were Silverado (1985), Pale Rider (1985) and Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985). ¡Three Amigos! (1986) followed in 1986. See more »

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Hard Case Williams: Being a leader of men is a very solitary business, miss. So I've been very concerned about my men's libidos until you so conveniently came on the scene.
Rosie Velez: I'm afraid I don't understand, sir. Are you speaking English? Eso es ingles?
Hard Case Williams: Poon tang! Poon tang! Is that any clearer little lady? My curse is that I've received the education befitting the son of a Boston preacher, may he rot in hellfire. But I do believe that you get the thrust of my meaning. My men are as horny as jackrabbits.
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While far from a must-see, this is a cute little film...
10 February 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is NOT the sort of film for everyone. Apparently gay men love it (according to Lainie Kazan) and people who love Divine (like me) will get a kick out of seeing this character play a somewhat normal role--at least compared to all the freaks he/she played for John Waters!! But for the rest of the folks out there, it's very possible you won't like the film...and it's quite possible you'll enjoy it on its own very simple merits. The way to determine this is to ask yourself "am I normal?"--if so, don't watch the film! But for all the quirky folks out there (and I know there are a lotta you), it's worth seeing.

The film stars a whole lot of familiar faces, though the only big star (at least once upon a time) in the film is Tab Hunter. In addition, Divine, Lainie Kazan, Caesar Romero, Henry Silva, Woody Strode and Geoffrey Lewis (whose face you are bound to recognize) are there for excellent support. The film was directed by Paul Bartel--a man who is probably most associated with the ultra-strange "Eating Raoul".

"Lust in the Dust" is a gentle parody of westerns. Nothing in it is super remarkable except for its strong sexual overtones as well as having Divine play a part that is really pretty normal. There are a reasonable amount of decent laughs, some that fall flat and a few surprises--but it never is dull.

My attitude is that lovers of weird films should see this at least once. And, if it doesn't scare you too much, try another one of Divine's films, such as "Hairspray" (the original) or perhaps "Polyester". Save "Pink Flamingos", "Female Trouble", "Mondo Trasho" and the other early John Waters films for AFTER--as they can be too shocking and too weird for the uninitiated!! I warned you!


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