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Experimental and Avant-Garde
: A Weird Western Called GREASER'S PALACE
A Weird Western Called GREASER'S PALACE
5 years ago
(January 10, 2014 05:11 AM)
Member since August 1999
This western from 1972 is absurdist, surrealist and certainly original. Directed by Robert Downey Sr (father of the actor who appears in the film as a boy). Some people claim it is meant to be an allegory of the life of Jesus Christ but the director vehemently denied this. I own the Scorpion Releasing dvd and an extra is an interview with Downey Sr and during the discussion it is suggested this would make a good double bill with EL TOPO.