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The logic of the cut, a mark of the censors classification and j udgement as well as of the manipulation of flow, movement and economies of visual desire, defined the cinema of Metzger in both his authored and 'curated' projects. Metzger himself claimed, in allegiance with the marketing angle, 'I'm never going to make a shot that I couldn't use in the trailer. ' This stylistic and conceptual synthesis of the commodity status of the cinema with its new cultural value as art, not only exemplifies the ethos of the sexploitation film, but also speaks to the particular predicament of the American cinema at the crossroads of the granted free speech protection by the 1 952 Miracle 1960s.
Instead it drew its audience from the underground, from a subculture of viewers who were not put off by its peculiar drug-theory blend, or obtuse vocabulary, or pointed socio-economic commentary. IS The film that should have cemented Ferrara's status with both mainstream independent and underground audiences, then, had the reverse effect ofsolidifYing his status as a primarily underground director. But it also expanded his fan base within the underground, extending it beyond the audience for films like and Bad Lieutenant ( 1 992) to the audience for films like Nadja (Michael Almereyda, 1 9 94) the ever-popular Night ofthe Living Dead (George A.