Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter. Some of ... See full summary »
The story of Joe [Dallesandro] and his lover-protector, Holly [Woodlawn], who is something to behold, a comic book Mother Courage who fancies herself as Marlene Dietrich but sounds more ... See full summary »
Two segments. The first one arranges six stories from Cesare Pavese's "Dialoghi con Leucò", taken from classical mythology. The second segment is taken from Pavese's novel "La luna e i falò... See full summary »
This is a film of Edie Sedgwick sitting on a bed, talking, getting drunk and making out with Gino Piserchio. Edie looks beautiful and makes a lot of cocktail chatter, but this Warhol film isn't nearly as good as his two best Edie films: LUPE; and POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL. If you've never seen Andy Warhol's mid-1960's experimental films, this might not be the best one to start with, as the conversation between Edie and the off-screen Chuck Wein never really goes anywhere, and it's just boring. For hardcore Edie fans only.
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