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Private Parts

Released 1972
Distributor MGM

Too Out There for producer MGM, which released it through a subsidiary company, this wild and wooly multiple-murder perversity is director Paul Bartel’s most fully realized movie, a zonked-out psychosexual thriller beautifully shot by future director Andrew Davis. Lucille Benson is a memorable Aunt Martha in one of the great cult movies.

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About John Landis

John Landis is the director of Animal HouseThe Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf In LondonTrading PlacesComing To America, Kentucky Fried MovieSpies Like UsThree Amigos!Into The Night and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and the recent Burke and Hare for Ealing Studios,  among many other films and television shows. His documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project premiered on HBO and won an Emmy for Best Music, Comedy or Variety Special.  He is also the subject of noted film critic Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan’s recent book “John Landis” and his own book “Monsters in the Movies’ was published to critical and popular acclaim in 2012.