Kamikaze Hearts

Juliet Bashore’s quasi-documentary plunge into the 1980s porn industry takes an unsparing look at issues of misogyny, drug abuse, and exploitation via the story of two... Read more

Kamikaze Hearts

Directed by Juliet Bashore

Year: 1986
Running Time: 77
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Kamikaze Hearts

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Tigr Mennett
Sharon Mitchell
Jon Martin
Sparky Vasque
Jerry Abrahms

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Directed by Juliet Bashore


Alternately distressing, instructive, contestable, and fascinating, Juliet Bashore’s quasi-documentary plunge into the 1980s porn industry takes an unsparing look at issues of misogyny, drug abuse, and exploitation via the story of two women—the naive newcomer Tigr and her partner, the magnetic, imperious porn veteran Sharon Mitchell — caught in a toxic romance.

By turns mesmerizing and unsettling, Kamikaze Hearts is both a fascinating record of pre-gentrification San Francisco’s X-rated underground and an intense, searing love story. The film offers a disturbing glimpse of the modification of bodies, feelings, and lives. New restoration!

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Venue City Date
Roxie Theater San Francisco 1582866000February 28 - April 12, 2020
Alamo Drafthouse Los Angeles Los Angeles 1582520400February 24, 2020
Alamo Drafthouse New Mission San Francisco 1582261200February 21 - February 22, 2020
Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Brooklyn 1581483600February 12, 2020
Alamo Village Austin 1581397200February 11, 2020


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