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Underground U.S.A.

  • Film
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Time Out says

The Sunset Blvd. of underground cinema, and a suitably ambivalent retrospect on the star-game casualties of New York's upper depths, with Patti Astor statuesquely hysterical as a 20-year-old Norma Desmond, made up to recall Edie Sedgwick and surrounded by Warhol's lost children. We've been here before, but without the hindsight: a camera cruise along a hustler's meat-rack, kitchen-talk over cold canned spaghetti, Taylor Mead grimacing in a spastic dance, the silent stud a sullenly passive observer. Mitchell's ear for campy native wit and eye for figures in a loft-scape happily keep at bay the otherwise contagious NY ennui.
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Release Details

  • Duration:85 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Eric Mitchell
  • Screenwriter:Eric Mitchell
  • Cast:
    • Patti Astor
    • Eric Mitchell
    • Rene Ricard
    • Tom Wright
    • Jackie Curtis
    • Cookie Mueller
    • Taylor Mead
    • Duncan Smith
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