The “Underexposed” series aims to bring to light films that have remained in the shadows for far too long.
Poorly distributed, suppressed, censored, forgotten, unknown: the films in this series shatter conventions with their avant-garde style and the ways in which they challenge the status quo.
Franco Rosso’s incendiary Babylon had its world premiere at Cannes in 1980 but went unreleased in the U.S. for “being too controversial, and likely to incite racial tension”.
United Kingdom, Italy
One of the great psychedelic masterpieces of world animation, Son of the White Mare is a swirling, color-mad maelstrom of mythic monsters and Scythian heroes, part-Nibelungenlied, part-Yellow Submarine.
The movie follows young newlyweds Reggie and Dot as they embark on a new life together. But there’s trouble in paradise when Reggie develops feelings for Pete, a member of a rival biker gang.
Sidney J. Furie