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Inside Deep Throat


Overview - After focusing on the decadent club scene of the 1980s with their film PARTY MONSTER, filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato travel further back in time for this documentary on the cultural impact of the '72 movie DEEP THROAT. When director Gerard Damiano unleashed the film--a witty, yet explicit X-Rated movie starring Linda Lovelace as a fellatio-crazed woman with a clitoris located in her throat--audiences flocked to it in droves.  Read more...

 

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Overview

After focusing on the decadent club scene of the 1980s with their film PARTY MONSTER, filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato travel further back in time for this documentary on the cultural impact of the '72 movie DEEP THROAT. When director Gerard Damiano unleashed the film--a witty, yet explicit X-Rated movie starring Linda Lovelace as a fellatio-crazed woman with a clitoris located in her throat--audiences flocked to it in droves. The film was a cut above standard adult fare, and attracted an unusually high percentage of female viewers who reveled in seeing a female character attain sexual satisfaction in the male-dominated world of adult films. With the public's interest piqued, controversy followed, and a court case against the movie prompted the government to try to ban the film outright. This only drew more people to it, and its combined box office is estimated at $600 million--an incredible return on the original $25,000 investment. Or was it? Damiano never made a cent from the film, while Lovelace and co-star Harry Reems made $1450 between them. Lovelace complained bitterly about her treatment on the set in her memoir--the appropriately titled ORDEAL--and Reems had to go through his own obscenity trial, during which he succumbed to the temptations of alcohol and narcotics. Damiano and Reems return to talk about their experiences here (Lovelace passed away in 2002), while the indelible impression the film left on a shocked early-'70s society is fleshed out by comments from Hugh Hefner, Germaine Greer, Camille Paglia, and many others. A truly arresting film, INSIDE DEEP THROAT offers a fascinating lesson about how little the world has changed in regard to pornography and censorship in the 33 years that have passed between Damiano's movie and this documentary.

Cast List

Gerard Damiano - AM. DIRECTOR/ADULT FILMS
Jerry Gerard - AM. DIRECTOR/ADULT FILMS
Al Gork - AM. DIRECTOR/ADULT FILMS
Gerard Damiano Jr. - AM. DIRECTOR/ADULT FILMS
Linda Lovelace - American Adult Actress
Linda Marchiano - American Adult Actress
Linda Susan Boreman - American Adult Actress
Randy Barbato - American Director
Brian Grazer - Producer
Harry Reems - American Actor/Adult
Harry Reams - American Actor/Adult
Tim Long - American Actor/Adult
Fenton Bailey - American Director
Casey Stone - Music, INSIDE DEEP THROAT (2005)
Erica Jong - Author, Featured, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JESUS
Norman Mailer - American Novelist/Filmmaker
John Waters - Legendary Baltimore-based underground auteur
Dennis Hopper - American actor/director
Germaine Greer - Featured, TOWN BLOODY HALL (1971)
Camille Paglia - American Essayist/Feminist
Hugh Hefner - Playboy Magazine Publisher
Hugh M. Hefner - Playboy Magazine Publisher

 
Details
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 025192838224
  • Rating: R (MPAA) (Strong Sexuality Including Graphic Images, Nudity and Dialogue)

Related Categories:
Movies > Musical & Performing Arts
Movies > Media Arts
Movies > Non-Explicit

Related Keywords:
Documentary
Theatrical Release
Film About Film
Sex
1970s

 
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Reviews:
"[N]imble, engrossing, and journalistically eye-opening, a movie that pulls into focus 30 years of porn in America." - 02/18/2005 Entertainment Weekly, p.54-5


"[The original] movie changed society..." - 02/11/2005 USA Today, p.6E


"INSIDE DEEP THROAT is an admirably open-minded account of a bizarre cultural moment..." - 06/01/2005 Sight and Sound, p.61-62


"Cheap and shoddy as DEEP THROAT was, it exuded an out-of-focus charm and managed to turn hardcore sex into comedy." - 07/01/2005 Uncut, p.132

 
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