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Trash (1970) Paul Morrissey, Joe Dallesandro, Holly Woodlawn, Geri Miller, Drama

Trash (Paul Morrissey, 1970)
The movie follows Joe (Dallesandro), a heroin addict, throughout his quest to score more drugs. The episodic plot occurs over a single day and centers around Joe’s problematic relationship with his on-off, sexually frustrated girlfriend (Woodlawn). During the course of the day, Joe overdoses in front of an upper-class couple, attempts to fool Welfare into approving his methadone treatment by having Holly fake a pregnancy, and frustrates the women in his life with his drug-induced impotence.
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Women in Revolt (1971) Paul Morrissey, Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis, Holly Woodlawn, Comedy, Drama

Women in Revolt (1971)
This film is a satire of the women’s liberation movement, staring a trio of female impersonators. Candy is an aloof heiress caught in an unhappy relationship with her brother. Jackie is a virginal intellectual who believes women are oppressed in contemporary American society. And Holly is a nymphomaniac who has come to loathe men, despite her attraction to them. Together, they join a militant feminist group, P.I.G. (Politically Involved Girls), but their newfound liberation doesn’t make them any happier.
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