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FINGERED is an art film that's constructed like a regular movie. Lydia Lunch plays a phone sex operator/prostitute... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Richard Kern 
 
Writing credits
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Richard Kern 
Lydia Lunch 

Produced by
Richard Kern .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lydia Lunch 
J.G. Thirlwell  (as Clint Ruin)
Norman Westberg 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Kern 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Kern 
 
Sound Department
Tony Coke .... location sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Audrey Rose .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Tessa Hughes-Freeland .... assistant editor
David Rutsala .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
J.G. Thirlwell .... musical director
J.G. Thirlwell .... musician
 

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8 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
A bad review of a terrible film..., 1 December 2004
Author: mesbrother from USA

All the while that I watched this film, I kept thinking that it was perfect for a liberal college male who was just DYING to look at something pornographic, but didn't want to offend his feminist masters in school and at the local cafe. So he purchased the home video "Hardcore," a compilation of Richard Kern's films, to get what he really wanted while appearing as though he was a student of underground art. Deep, in other words, pushing the envelope, blah blah blah...

And if the bloke isn't too particular about what the woman in the feature looks like, then Lydia Lunch is his dream date.

The film is grainy, low-low budget, and grotesque. Sometimes a filmmaker who needs a few hundred hours of intense psychotherapy simply puts his nightmarish fantasies in a short film to hopefully inspire others to suffer from the same psychosis that he has. Kern definitely fits the bill, and so does "Fingered."

The way that Lung Leg is treated at the end is the perfect metaphor for how any sane audience member feels after seeing this rubbish. I wish that they had done it to Kern instead.

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