“There’s a thousand sides to everything — not just heroes and villains.”
Genres, Themes, Actors, and Directors:
Response to Peary’s Review:
… flabby tourists, hungry workers, and fat cats.” It’s clear why black and white youths of the day would want to join together to combat this logy society:
Unfortunately, it’s much less clear exactly how the film’s protagonists (Frechette and Halprin, terrible non-actors) plan on achieving this.
The bizarre magical realism of the desert orgy scene (the exact meaning of which is unclear) shifts the story into over-drive, leading to the film’s “stunning” yet ultimately unsatisfactory “explosion-filled finale”.
Redeeming Qualities and Moments:
(Listed in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die)