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By Ray Pride

Kino-fist defined in 90 seconds

“The film is like a battleground; love, hate, action, violence, death. In one word: emotion,” kinofist sammy.jpgSam Fuller said in Godard’s Pierrot le fou, and he meant it. Here’s the incredible, indelible opening ninety seconds of his 1964 The Naked Kiss. (You’ll never look at a bald prostitute the same way again.) At the YouTube link, check out the “Children’s Song” scene, too. [Via ScreenGrab.]

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