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Poison ()

directed by Todd Haynes
featuring Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Millie White, Susan Norman, Buck Smith, Scott Renderer, James Lyons

This film has become infamous thanks to the efforts of the Rev. Donald Wildmon, who publicly questioned the fact that NEA dollars were spent on this "filth." While Wildmon's point was certainly overstated, this debut feature from Todd Haynes is quite disturbing. The Poison in question is sex, and its toxic effects are explored in three segments which have been shuffled together like a deck of cards. "Hero" is a pseudo-documentary about a seven-year-old boy who shoots his father and then ascends into the sky. "Horror" is a ...

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2011, Zeitgeist Films

UPC: 795975113533


1999, Zeitgeist Films

UPC: 720917514826


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