Pure Filth by Peter SotosPure Filth by Peter Sotos

Pure Filth

byPeter SotosIntroduction byJamie Gillis

Hardcover | May 22, 2012

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Jamie Gillis appeared in over one hundred films, and as such was a primary performer in pornography's "Golden Age." Gillis is also known for inventing the "Gonzo" genre of pornography, played out in the film 'Boogie Nights' by Burt Reynolds' character. 'Pure Filth' appears as transcripts from the films Jamie produced during these early years of radical and highly personal pornography. Completed just before his death in February 2010, Gillis contributed an introduction to each transcript to shed light on his ideas and plans, as well as anecdotal details and personal commentary. The book has more to do with an artist's understanding of sex than the mere views of a flesh peddler. The careful language and brutal intelligence that Jamie brought to interviews are what separates the conversations from any other work that might have more academic or prurient pretensions.Extreme novelist Peter Sotos , perhaps better known and appreciated in France and the United Kingdom than his home country, was a good friend of Jamie Gillis, and Sotos' unusual perspective makes this volume possible.
Peter Sotos became interested in Jamie Gillis' "private tapes" after being told of their limited existence by an old troll in a porn shop that specialized in under-the-counter sales. Thinking that the films Jamie was releasing were far more intriguing than sex acts performed by low level prostitutes, Sotos started transcribing the con...
Title:Pure FilthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 10 × 7 × 1.03 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:Feral HouseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1936239310

ISBN - 13:9781936239313

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