A piece of unadulterated Christian propaganda spiced with enough violence and bloodletting to satisfy the most jaded gorehound. The subject is a communist takeover of America, and is lots more fun than RED DAWN, Hollywood’s 1984 take on the subject.
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If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do?Directed byRon Ormond
Might be the cruelest, most nihlistic and unpleasant film I've ever watched. Got tricked in the first bit with the funny laughing at dumb Christians who think dancing is the gateway to adultery before being presented with abject misery and child death. That bamboo thing is horrific. Uses fear and horror to turn people to Jesus. Conversely, makes me turn as far away from Jesus and his crazies as soon as possible.
Un exquisito propaganda. Qué mejor que los cristianos para realizar un filme que hace demanda al comunismo en tiempos de paranoia (Guerra Fría). La resultante es cóctel de prejuicios elevados a un nivel excéntrico. Ormond más parece liberar un lado perverso que goza con esa fantasía de ver al enemigo convertido en un monstruo. Su narrativa es la clásica protagonista sumisa haciendo mea culpa luego de tanta tortura.
This film is only watchable if you judge it by Ed Wood's standards. Otherwise, it's insulting paranoia that serves as the textbook example of fundamentalist propaganda. Still, I'd rather sit back and laugh at this for seventeen hours straight than ever have the misfortune of revisiting Saving Christmas. That film makes Ron Ormond's movies look like Robert Bresson's both by sincere and insincere comparison.