Lizzie Borden

  • Lizzie Borden – Working Girls (1986)

    1981-1990ArthouseCultLizzie BordenUSA

    Sex. Money. Kinky Customers. Lunch. For These Girls, It’s All In A Day’s Work.

    A day in the life of several sex workers in an upscale Manhattan brothel. The film is a stark portrayal of the women, the male customers and the motivations of both. Watch as the madam manipulates her “girls”. Watch as she answers the phone by saying “Hello John, what’s new and different?” Watch as the “johns” try to manipulate the “girls”. Part nudie exploitation, part sociological thesis.Read More »

  • Lizzie Borden – Born in Flames (1983)

    1981-1990ArthouseLizzie BordenPoliticsQueer Cinema(s)USA


    Plot Summary for
    Born in Flames (1983)
    Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, a revolution in which a socialist government gains power, this films presents a dystopia in which the issues of many progressive groups – minorities, liberals, gay rights organizations, feminists – are ostensibly dealt with by the government, and yet there are still problems with jobs, with gender issues, with governmental preference and violence. In New York City, in this future time, a group of women decide to organize and mobilize, to take the revolution farther than any man – and many women – ever imagined in their lifetimes.Read More »

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