Mr. Devereaux is a powerful man. A man who handles billions of dollars every day. A man who controls the economic fate of nations. A man driven by a frenzied and unbridled sexual hunger. A ... See full summary »
Abel Ferrara headlines a film retrospective and a series of concerts in France dedicated to songs and music from his films. Preparations with his family and friends will form the material ... See full summary »
In the 30's, in New York, the coffin of the leftist gangster Johnny Tempio is brought to the house of his older brother Ray for the wake of family and friends. Ray is a cold gangster that ... See full summary »
Born in the Bronx and raised in upstate New York, Abel Ferrara started his professional film career on Mulberry Street in 1975. For the past year he's been living on the block, and the ... See full summary »
A timid and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day, in which she takes to the streets of New York City after dark and randomly shoots men with a .45 caliber pistol.
Chelsea on the Rocks celebrates the personalities and artistic voices that have emerged from the legendary residence, the Chelsea Hotel, in the heart of New York. Once considered an ... See full summary »
An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
New York's bad boy Director is back with another artsy, avant-Garde,
personal picture that is surely nothing if not a cranky creation aimed
against the mainstream and the Hollywood system. An ultra-low budget
display for all the film-school and frustrated filmmakers to show them
how to get it done without corporate backing and studio sucking up.
In this film he takes on, no less, the end of the world with a nod to
Al Gore, the Dalai Lama, and Buddhism, and other peace-nick people. A
left wing shout out to sensitive souls who might just have seen it all
The movie has some beautiful cinematography (not usually one of the
Director's traits) and the small cast is on the mark and it makes for a
meditation on the madness of our times. There are some indulgences that
are unnecessary and distracting (long close ups of sex) that adds
nothing and subtracts somewhat, although it fits the theme: loss of
lovely things. But overall it is a thoughtful and timely thesis that is
an understated, overwhelming passion play. The passion for what is
about to be no more.
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