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35 Ratings

It Wasn't Love

Directed by Sadie Benning
United States, 1992


Benning illustrates a lustful encounter with a “bad girl,” through gender posturing and genre interplay of Hollywood stereotypes: posing for the camera as the rebel, the platinum blonde, the gangster, the 50s crooner, and the heavy-lidded vamp. Benning’s video goes farther than romantic fantasy…

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It Wasn't Love Directed by Sadie Benning

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam


Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1992 | Winner: Independent/Experimental Film and Video Award