Blue Movie

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This article is about the film by Andy Warhol. For other uses, see Blue movie (disambiguation).
Blue Movie
BlueMovie.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Andy Warhol
Produced by Andy Warhol
Paul Morrissey
Written by Andy Warhol
Starring Viva
Louis Waldon
Cinematography Andy Warhol
Production
company
Constantin Film
Andy Warhol Films
Distributed by Andy Warhol Films
Release dates June 13, 1969
Running time 140 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $3,000

Blue Movie (stylized as blue movie) is a 1969 American film directed, produced, written and cinematographed by American producer Andy Warhol. The film stars Viva and Louis Waldon.[1][2]

Warhol describes the film: "In October '68 I shot a movie of Viva having sex with Louis Waldon. I called it just Fuck."[citation needed] While it is true that the movie does involve sexual intercourse, this is framed by dialog about the Vietnam War and various mundane tasks.[citation needed]

While initially shown at The Factory, it was not shown to a wider audience at the Warhol Garrick Theatre until 1969.[citation needed] On July 31, the staff of the theater was arrested, and the film confiscated.[citation needed] The manager was eventually fined $250.[citation needed]

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