The film opens on a shot of the "Los Angeles City Limits" sign. It then cuts to Fred Halsted taking a walk in the forest and coming upon a man sunning himself in the nude. They briefly talk...
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The film opens on a shot of the "Los Angeles City Limits" sign. It then cuts to Fred Halsted taking a walk in the forest and coming upon a man sunning himself in the nude. They briefly talk and end up having passionate sex in the wilderness only to be interrupted by bulldozers destroying the wildlife area in order to build a new suburb. The film suddenly switches to inner city Los Angeles as Halsted and a man from Texas discuss in voice over the problems with modern society and the dishonesty of most people. This is inter-cut with shots of hustlers, bums, vagrants, porn theaters and shops, as well as footage of a man (presumably the Texan) being brutally tortured by Halsted. Eventually the man is bound and left helpless in a closet, a symbol of the violent and trapping nature of Los Angeles. The film ends on shots of newspapers saying that a young man was found dead after being tortured.Written by
There are very few prints known to be in existence. One is owned by Larry Flynt, another is owned by Bijou Video (although it is not determined whether or not it is complete), and a third is owned by MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York City. See more »
There are many continuity errors involving the position of the victim during the torture scene. See more »
The VCA VHS release, which is the only video release of the film in existence, removed several minutes of the torture scene including the fisting. See more »