3rd Street, between Avenues A and B (closer to A) * New York City * USA
(dir. Bill Plympton,
78 mins, 2005)
"Guard Dog" and "Guide Dog,"
Through Sunday, all ticket buyers receive a sketch by Bill Plympton
shows expected to sell out.
We expect to screen HAIR HIGH, directed by Bill Plympton, again. To be alerted about those shows, send a message to film [at] twoboots [dot] com, with the subject line "More HAIR HIGH shows."
BILL PLYMPTON IN PERSON AT SCREENINGS THROUGH SUNDAY.
lot like GREASE - only raunchier, more perverted and, most important,
produced, animated and directed by Bill Plympton."
outrageous. . .the lunacy and incongruity rarely let up. Mr. Plympton
nicely walks the border between ridiculously gross and outright offensive.
. . but the sex that’s shown will be of interest primarily to
GIANT CHICKEN IN, WELL, PERSON AT SOME SCREENINGS.
a veritable cult cast (Matt Groening, Beverly D’Angelo, two Carradines),
adolescent, sex-crazed humor and a genuine sweetness underneath its
gruesome veneer, the film is a must for Plympton fans."
THROUGH SUNDAY, ALL TICKET BUYERS RECEIVE A SKETCH BY BILL PLYMPTON
has an eye for the grotesque and a taste for gross-out humor - in one
scene a chain-smoking biology teacher literally pukes his guts out.
. .HAIR HIGH nails the high-school experience."
Plympton's spectacular drawings delight in twisting the human body inside
out, and his hand-drawn lines jitter and shake as if they're wired on
"HAIR HIGH is like taking drugs through the optic nerve."
Bill Plympton's latest is an amusing send-up of late '50s/early '60s
high-school melodramas and teen-tragedy pop hits. Plympton has fun exaggerating
the period's social and stylistic norms to an atomic degree. . .it's
a good setting for his swacked sexual/physical humor to run rampant."
An outrageous Gothic myth from the 1950’s, HAIR HIGH is the legend of Cherri and Spud, a teenage couple who are murdered on prom night and left for dead at the bottom of Echo Lake.
Exactly one year later, their skeletal remains come back to life and they return to the prom for revenge and their justly-deserved crowns.
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