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The Living End

  • Film

Time Out says

Araki used to make fumbling anti-dramas about the flotsam of Los Angeles: depressed, ambivalent, uncommitted. This is really different. It's a queer 'couple-on-the-lam' movie, crammed with genre memories but closer to a bent Pierrot le Fou than to anything out of Hollywood. Two body-positive guys, a raunchy hustler and a passive movie critic, fall violently in love and flee a caricatured LA together after the hustler carelessly shoots a cop. Their aimless, fuck-the-world rampage through the void of Middle America has the same weight and impact as a good Act-Up slogan or a solid punk thrash. Groovy.

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Release Details

  • Duration:84 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Gregg Araki
  • Screenwriter:Gregg Araki
  • Cast:
    • Craig Gilmore
    • Mike Dytri
    • Darcy Marta
    • Mary Woronov
    • Johanna Went
    • Paul Bartel
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