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Meet the Filmmakers: Herschell Gordon Lewis (2019)

Short | 17 min | Documentary, Short

"Someone once asked, 'Are you an artist?' And my answer was, 'Am I an artist? Did you see that movie?!'" In 2009, Sean Baker (THE FLORIDA PROJECT, TANGERINE) sat down with the late Godfather of Gore himself, Herschell Gordon Lewis, to ...See more"Someone once asked, 'Are you an artist?' And my answer was, 'Am I an artist? Did you see that movie?!'" In 2009, Sean Baker (THE FLORIDA PROJECT, TANGERINE) sat down with the late Godfather of Gore himself, Herschell Gordon Lewis, to discuss his legendary career as an exploitation pioneer and creator of the splatter movie. As entertaining and unpretentious as his own movies, Lewis dishes on everything from his filmmaking philosophy (fast, cheap, and made to sell) to perfecting the perfect onscreen blood to the making of his landmark drive-in classic BLOOD FEAST, nothing less than the text of the entire gore genre. See less
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