Italian “mondo” filmmaker Sergio Martino explores 1970s American bourgeois sexual decadence, illicit gambling, rampant drug use, racial persecution and gratuitous violence in this pseudodocumentary cult classic.
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Though it lacks the ironic wit and filmmaking finesse of Jacopetti and Prosperi's best work, it gets points for the audaciousness of its pseudo-documenting of the perversion and inhumanity of the American people (though most of the film was clearly shot in Rome). The rabid anti-Americanism may have been offensive to someone at some point, but now just makes it look quaint and campy. Great score by Bruno Nicolai.