Jared Martin plays an aspiring film maker obsessed with the idea of Christ as a woman, and tries to film his vision with Sondra Locke as his subject. Supposedly based on a song by Leonard ... See full summary »
Several shady and shallow people try to profit, one after the other, from a physically deformed teenager whose face looks like a snout of a rodent and who lives hidden in a city garbage dump, alone and miserable.
In the 1950s, a poor Georgia cotton farmer and his sons search for the gold presumably buried on the farm by their grandfather but problems related to poverty, marital infidelity, unemployment and booze threaten to destroy their family.
I vaguely remember watching this movie on TV. All the while, something seemed really off about it, something vaguely odd, but I couldn't quite put my finger on why. Then, while watching the final scene, it suddenly hit me - - the entire movie was filmed without a single male in the cast! None! Not even the extras in scenes where you would normally see male and female extras in real world settings. Now, this _was_ a movie written and filmed by feminists, fair enough, but this total exclusion of males from the cast - - even in outdoor scenes around town, etc. - - was positively bizarre.
As Ma Bailey tried to tell Anne in "It's a Wonderful Life", "But if there weren't any boys, there wouldn't be any...oh, never mind."
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