Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and ...
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Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and even her biker brother. She is openly racist, and she makes it clear that she won't do the wild thing with her brother's biker friend, who is black.Written by
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According to Wikipedia, Charles Keating, the financier convicted of wire fraud was incensed by the release of this film. An amateur pornography vigilante, he used his considerable pre-conviction influence to have the movie banned in Cincinnatti Ohio, his one-time headquarters. According to the article, the film remains banned in that city to this day despite it being easily available on dvd and on the Internet. See more »
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Charming Softcore Satire
'Vixen!' is satirical softcore ride with the energy and mood of lighthearted sitcom. Only Russ Meyer is capable to fill all the quiet caps between almost unstoppable sex and nudity with sly satire and not always subtle, but every time warm humor that works. Beautiful camera-work and dynamic fast editing transform this seemingly trashy film into form of pure art (most of the modern directors/editors/cinematographers need to learn from Meyer's movies).
Erica Gavin stars as Vixen Palmer, the wife of Canadian bush pilot Tom (Garth Pillsbury). The man is often away from home, and Vixen, who is unable to control her appetite for sex, starts to feel bored quickly in the wilderness on Canada, so her misadventures and sexual manipulations begin. Even when Tom returns home together with a married couple to take them to a fishing trip, Vixen can't go without seducing them both. Non-stop sexual adventures continue until veering off into taboo territories of incest and racism until all this finds conclusion in the manner of creeping threat of communism.
'Vixen!' is not your typical guilty pleasure movie, it is genuinely (feel) good film without any guilt. Nudity and sex (that are tame compared today's standards), although, have always been driving force in Meyer's films, there is lot of hart and warm humor between bare skin. Even the nasty racial slur doesn't sound very awful thanks to the tongue in cheek handling of the subject matter and the satisfying ending.
The movie is like its main character - besides offering eye-candy and wildness, there are lot hidden in the deep underneath. Strangely charming movie with quirky but somehow likable characters with all their flaws.
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