A look at the spirit of New Orleans. First a funeral: Allen Toussaint explains that you arrive slow and cut up afterwards. Then it's food, with a lesson in eating crayfish at Frankie and ... See full summary »
This documentary from Les Blank follows the indomitable Gerald "The Maestro" Gaxiola, who turned to a life of prolific art making after years as an aircraft mechanic, traveling salesman, and body builder.
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"Les Blank marries his passion for spicy, down home food and his love for Cajuns and Creoles in this mouth-watering, exploration of the cooking, and other enthusiasms, of French-speaking ... See full summary »
Little-known but extremely wonderful documentary about the title-referenced women, including actress-model Lauren Hutton and Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor. A delightful look at how beauty can be found in the most offbeat places; the comments from the amateur belly-dancer at the end wrap up the movie (and its viewpoint) beautifully. Short and sweet; would make a perfect double feature with Steve Martin's ROXANNE
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