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6.8
/10
1.066 Rating

Cruising

Disutradarai oleh William Friedkin
Amerika Serikat, Jerman Barat, 1980
Kriminal, LGBTQ+, Misteri

Sinopsis

A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York’s S&M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer.

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Cruising Disutradarai oleh William Friedkin

Ulasan Kritikus

Friedkin’s camera… plummets into the dimly lit S&M bars of the meat-packing district with disrespectful abandon, picking up on the odd popper-sniffing, nipple-squeezing, or public whipping as it snakes around their rooms. While his take is not as insistently apocalyptic as Gaspar Noé’s view of gay bar Rectum in Irreversible (2002!), it’s clear that Friedkin directs these environs as though he has entered into some vision of irredeemable hell.
September 04, 2012
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Subversive in form and in meaning, Cruising aspires nonetheless to be a commercial film. Its commercial failure and the cult following that has since grown up around it would suggest that it was ahead of its time, or more accurately, behind it: like Heaven’s Gate(1980) and They All Laughed (1981), it opened in the first year of Reagan’s presidency, when Hollywood was also turning back the clock after a decade of progress…
January 01, 2004
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This ambiguity is not a problem. In fact it is Cruising’s greatest strength that it can only be read if one is ready to question one’s own assumptions – as a film viewer, and as a subject within this society.
July 01, 1980
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