Myra Breckinridge [GORE VIDAL] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gore Vidal’s classic controversial novel. With no advance publicity, the. Raquel Welch and Rex Reed in Myra Breckinridge () Raquel Welch and John Huston in Myra Breckinridge . Gore Vidal’s Myra Breckinridge See moreĀ» . This is extremely unfair: Vidal had nothing to do with Myra Breckinridge other than having written the satirical novel the movie was ostensibly.

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But no one touches Sarne. Myra gets a job teaching, not just her regular classes Posture and Empathybut also, as part of the hidden curriculumfemale dominance. May 15, mwpm rated it vudal it Shelves: The nigger pulls down his pants and the wop says He also calls the film “as bad as any movie ever made”.

Nel cast del film anche John Huston, primo a sinistra, e Mae West, al centro della foto. She is The Silence of the Lambs filmed through a Hollywood vaseline lens. Upon learning that Sarne was now working at a pizza restaurant, Gore Vidal is said to have commented that this was proof of God’s existence.

What do you think I am, some kind of idiot? I’m sure he’s not losing sleep over negative reviews.

Myra Breckinridge () – IMDb

Like the film as a whole, it has to be seen to be believed, and is pure camp. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: A lot of it is also horrifying.


Filming was laden with controversy due to Michael Sarne being granted complete control over the project. It’s probably no surprise that the pursuit of it, and the methods employed, lead into directions not anticipated. Y] 18 July Buck Loner Raquel Welch Many of the references in Myra Breckinridge are dated and certainly bbreckinridge have been at the time of its publication as wellbrsckinridge yet the themes of the story still ring eerily true today.

Se puede, porque es amena, es entretenida, es mordaz; Myra es un personaje inolvidable, una verdadera mujer con una lengua llena de veneno y furia, una mujer increiblemente segura, y una gran narradora. Myra Breckinridge was one of two films with an X rating to be released by 20th Century Fox in the other being Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. Retrieved February 6, This article is about the novel.

I like Tyler’s film books. Jul 25, Kara Corthron rated it it was amazing. I’ve never seen the movie in its entirety either I can’t remember anymore if I actually read this book in its entirety or just stood there in the library browsing it at breclinridge like some old raincoat-clad pervert.

Saluting ‘Myra Breckinridge’ on its 50th anniversary

Why do we feel the compulsive need to be so sordid? In those moments, the dark spell of Bad Taste becomes irresistible and we are able to burst out laughing in a fancy restaurant, catching the attention of as many people as possible, and spout: See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: Of course she will start this evolutionist project in her own way Myra, claiming to be the widow of a film critic named Myron Breckinridge, installs herself in the Chateau Marmont scheming for property: Sep 08, Jamie rated it liked it Shelves: Now a eunuchMyron decides to settle down with Mary-Ann.


Edit Storyline Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Anyway, Buck finds out there’s something wrong in Myra’s story: Let Myra tell you about it in her own steely words. And I can’t help but be giddy, regardless how far Vidal’s tongue is in his cheek, when Myra says this: Your mileage may vary, but within this flippant framework Vidal manages to makes some thought-provoking points.

Vidal wrote a draft, but the job was ultimately assigned to David Gilerwho wrote a draft in three weeks. Myra aims to create the new American Male, free from any sense of duty toward the old concept of manhood: Kevin Bradshaw Yeah there isn’t anything bigoted in this book.