Inspired by the underground sexploitation films of the 1960s, this bold updating of the roughie subgenre and lampoon of auteur filmmaking largely takes place in New York Citys East Village (circa the Bush era), and it chronicles the rise and fallMoreInspired by the underground sexploitation films of the 1960s, this bold updating of the roughie subgenre and lampoon of auteur filmmaking largely takes place in New York Citys East Village (circa the Bush era), and it chronicles the rise and fall of a unique and intense relationship.
Dolores and Serena, two chemically dependent, down-and-out artists set out to take control of their lives by making a fetish-noir/femdom movie. Of course, things dont exactly turn out as planned.PERMANENT OBSCURITY by Dolores Santana (as told to Richard Perez)* a youthful bohemian satire,* a story of alienated nonconformists,* a girls on the lam story,* a sexploitation and S/M romp,* a spoof of cult celebrity and true-life tabloid sensationalismPERMANENT OBSCURITY:Written in the 3 parts:PERMANENT OBSCURITY: PART 1 - THE KINKY HOOKWhereupon we are introduced to Dolores and Serena and their kinky shenanigans.PERMANENT OBSCURITY: PART 2 - STRANGE HUNGERSWhereupon Dolores and Serena grapple with relationship/sexuality issues, life-threatening drug dealers, irreversible money woes.
Culminating in a desperate attempt at making a so-called femdom film.PERMANENT OBSCURITY: PART 3 - NO MANS LANDWhereupon Dolores and Serena find themselves in a place not expected. Namely, hell.IS THIS DRUG-ADDLED, FACE-SITTING EXTRAVAGANZA RIGHT FOR YOU?Funny, stylish, and always engrossing ... extraordinarily well-drawn and psychologically realistic. All in all, its a vastly entertaining and also poignant work, and it made me very curious about and sympathetic to the worlds of BDSM and of drug-addled dreamers.--Anna Biller, writer-director of the neo-sexploitation film, VIVARichard Perez has the ears of the angels--lend him yours.--Barry Gifford, author: WILD AT HEART, PERDITA DURANGOPerezs is an exciting talent and his work goes far beyond most of what is published today.--Henry Flesh, author: MICHAEL and the Lambda Literary Award-winner,MASSAGE~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~: