LABOR OF LOVE, A

Robert Flaxman & Daniel Goldman, USA, 1975, Vinegar Syndrome

A lost vérité masterpiece...a movie-about-movies documentary classic. This one is tops, y’all, on the level of Chris Smith’s AMERICAN MOVIE.

In the winter of ‘74, a naive Chicago indie filmmaker found funding to make his first feature, to be titled “The Last Affair.” The one stipulation mandated by his financial bakers: the movie needed to include hardcore sex scenes. A LABOR OF LOVE documents the ensuing heartfelt, earnest attempt to create an X-rated movie. Between struggles with cast, crew and locations, the production forges on in a manner NBC News described as “a true human comedy.”

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Details

  • 67 min.
  • Color
  • 1.85:1

Formats

  • DCP
  • Blu-ray

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