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Powder Burns

Directed by Alex de Renzy
United States, 1971
Avant-Garde, Western, Erotica


A saloon in the old west. A woman appears in a new Porsche. She is a topless dancer looking for a job. The saloon owner hires her and the quiet saloon becomes vibrant.

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Powder Burns Directed by Alex de Renzy

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  • El Biffo's rating of the film Powder Burns

    Imagine Andy Warhol & Russ Meyer collaborating on a western. They set up a very basic, crude, old west-style saloon & fill it with weirdo actors improvising. Andrei Tarkovsky shows up w/ Godard during the shoot and advises them to shoot some abandoned countryside for the opening sequence and put in a lone dog wandering around. Then R.M. realizes they haven't put any sex in, so they jam some sex scenes in at the end.

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