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 »
Originally a twenty five hour film made up of shorter film segments. It consists of 83 reels each lasting approximately 33 minutes. A short story odyssey of film designed to be shown with two projectors playing simultaneously.
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.
Donna and Jane are two American hippies, searching for sex and romance in Paris but, mainly, rich husbands. Eventually, Donna finds a perfume industrialist, Michael, who wishes to marry her... See full summary »
Viva and Taylor Mead are a married couple renting an extra beach-house to a group of surfers sent to them by a Mr. Morrissey of La Jolla Realty. Their daughter, Ingrid Superstar, is ... See full summary »
Ondine is a gay man attempting to re-adjust his sexuality via various encounters with different women. After trying his luck with three women, Ondine becomes a background character in a ... See full summary »
Four songs from the LP "Keep Your Distance" (1987) are performed by the band Curiosity Killed the Cat: "Down To Earth", "Ordinary Day", "Misfit" and "Free". This compilation is mostly ... See full summary »
Julian Godfrey Brookhouse,
The Cars have always been on the cutting edge when it comes to music video. And the Heartbeat City video cassette, with songs from their off the band's most successful albums, is no ... See full summary »
Producer/director/cinematographer Andy Warhol presents an afternoon in a Manhattan apartment where Viva and Louis discuss social issues while lying in bed. Louis makes sexual advances and Viva giggles; they indulge in sexual foreplay and then intercourse. They talk about the Vietnam War, watch television, get dressed, eat, discuss Louis's unhappy marriage, and finally take a shower, more and more aware of the presence of a camera. After more sex play in and out of the shower, Viva stares at the camera and asks, "Is it on?"Written by
"Fuck" was shown only at Warhol's Factory until 1969, when all four reels that were shot were shown at a benefit for "Film Culture" magazine at the Elgin Cinema on 12 June 1969. Then on 21 July 1969, Warhol put it into the New Andy Warhol Garrick Theatre where "Lonesome Cowboys" had been playing but was dying "pretty quickly". It was a shortened version (only the last three reels lasting approximately 100 minutes) and renamed "Blue Movie" to avoid the censors. See more »