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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Eric Rucker's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    Smart filmmaking that they kept it simple, so the human story could emerge from behind the story that leads, the topic of sexploitation and the desire to participate in artmaking history. Kinda like Joe's films. Yeah, smart affecting stuff. I was surprised. And moved. You gotta love real love! The formal piece that summed it all, embodied it, was when the piano that threaded throughout was joined by bass and drums...

  2. turnerBroadcast p3Dr0's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    The documentary is at once about a couple, a man, his work, and a body of work. For me, the attraction was in the films - discovering sequences where someone cried as they came .. not a recurring motif... but the interplay of emotion, and breath. The line between hard and softcore is not interesting to me - if you want to cross that line, fine. The films that were made and the couple that made them shine brightly.

  3. John LC's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    Surprisingly candid and therefore fascinating portrayal of the couple's work making sexploitation films in the 1960's and 70's. But it's the love they share that is the heart of the story and makes it very enjoyable to see.

  4. Chris's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    Great documentary. More of a tale about the lives of Peggy and Joe than about porn.

  5. David R Williams's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    Like most porn - is interesting to a degree but eventually becomes boring and repetitious. Still worth a look for a view into a film world that no longer exists.

  6. caitlin.f's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    i didn't expect a documentary about porn to be so lovely. really touching & it was nice to have an opportunity to learn about his impact.

  7. Monkey Flix's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    Profile of a film-maker from the days when pornos actually had plots (yes! really!).

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  10. Mark Neustadt's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    Loved this. An unexpected, heartwarming story of a bohemian NYC couple and a woman with an unconquerable spirit.

  11. kampton's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    Beautiful: so appropriate that Peggy was the real star of this film.

  12. El Biffo's rating of the film A Life in Dirty Movies

    SFJFF 2013 A love story about the legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno and his loyal wife and business partner Peggy. The film relates their part in the history of sex film, their lives between New York and Sweden, and their struggle to produce one last erotic film.