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RICHARD KERN :: SUBMIT TO ME, 1985

SUBMIT TO ME is underground filmmaker Richard Kern’s third film, from 1985. Featuring Lydia Lunch, Cruella DeVille, Phil Forrest, Audrey Rose, Lung Leg, Brian Moran, Margie, Margo Day, Chris, Clint Ruin, Tom Turner, Amy Turner and
Richard Kern.  Music by the Butthole Surfers.

“He (Kern) first came to underground prominence as part of the underground cultural explosion in the East Village of New York City in the 1980s, with erotic and experimental films like The Right Side of My Brain and Fingered, which featured underground personalities of the time such as Lydia LunchDavid WojnarowiczSonic YouthKembra PfahlerKaren Finley and Henry Rollins. Like many of the musicians around him, Kern had a deep interest in the aesthetics of extreme sex, violence and perversion and was one of the leading lights of the movement called Cinema of Transgression, a term coined by Nick Zedd.” – wikipedia