Having explored heterosexual obsessions in the critically acclaimed Camille 2000 and The Lickerish Quartet, erotic cult director Radley Metzger goes all the way in Score, a tale of a happily married swinging couple (Claire Wilbur and Gerald Grant), who make a bet that they can seduce a couple of naive young newlyweds (Lynn Lowry [of] I Drink Your Blood and Cal Culver) during a weekend get-together at their luxury Riviera villa. An erotic classic, populated with strikingly beautiful people who are into free love, dressing up and the fine art of seduction. –Cult Epics
Radley Metzger was born in New York and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the City of New York where he attended their film Institute. His Master of Arts studies at Columbia University were interrupted by induction into the United States Air Force where he served as a senior film editor working on training and propaganda films.
Upon release, he entered the motion picture industry as a film editor, joining the nascent foreign film community in New York.
Among his assignments were working with Jean Renoir, adapting his French Can-Can for American release.
While employed by Janus Films (now The Criterion Collection) he created the trailers and English versions of the films of Francois Truffaut, Michelangelo Antonioni and Ingmar Bergman.
His entry into feature film directing was “Dark Odyssey”, a study of a young Greek boy bent on avenging his sister’s honor, whose classic Greek culture impacts tragically with the Greek-American society… read more