A man and a woman have sex on a pool table.


Sex is common throughout the film, mostly including teenagers. The act is crudely represented, probably typical for the era.
A teenager has an affair with a middle-aged woman. They have sex in one scene.
Male nudity is not nearly as prevalent as the female nudity.
A young woman removes her top and bra in a car with a young man, and the man puts his hand on her breast.


Male and female nudity (genitals are visible) skinny dipping in a pool: breasts, butts, and male and female pubic hair. Male frontal nudity is generally very brief and groin is mostly obscured by positioning. Female frontal nudity is more completely represented.
A character gets in a car with a whore and we hear her exclaiming about how poorly it’s going as others watch outside the car.


A man and a woman undress to their underwear and have sex (no nudity seen).
A man and a woman meet in a motel for sex — she wants to lose her virginity. He undresses her and gets on top of her but apparently has an impotence problem. She gets up and we see her breasts and butt.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


Bogdanovich’s film will naturally make people compare with Lucas’s American style painting. It is a masterpiece of new Hollywood and reflects the living state of young people in small towns in the United States. However, the temperament and style are so different. These two films can clearly foresee the different fate of Bogdanovich and Lucas: the former will die with old memories, and the latter will establish its own new myth.

Specifically, “the last film” is a film with such a depressing style. The whole town is a dead scene. The sand and dust on the empty streets block out the sun. Young people have no own entertainment. They can only go to the billiards hall, coffee shop and cinema that symbolize the Western hero Lion King of the old era to recall the glory of the past time again and again, And can’t find their own direction. They don’t have their own cars, only one or two dilapidated trucks. They also don’t have their own women, either disgusting girls or old women who have passed away. Jesse, the only sexy and beautiful young girl in the town, is still a coquettish and silly girl who doesn’t know what she wants. Her only worry seems to be that she was a virgin before she got married, So I can’t wait to find a man who can sleep with me. In short, no matter men or women, these young people don’t know what they want or what they can get. They can only muddle along.

When the once Western hero lion king died, the original emptiness and coldness of the whole town was completely revealed. The two friends turned against each other for Jesse. The only simple moron (he always cleaned the dirty street) was killed by a car while sweeping the street. When young people finish watching the last movie “Red River Valley” shown at the Lion King cinema and watch John Wayne and other western heroes roar on the screen, they can only be indifferent. At the end of the film, the hero comes to his old mistress. His face is numb and the old woman holds his hand. It seems that he can’t help it. The whole picture then overlaps again to the empty and dusty street, echoing the title.

This town may symbolize the state of the American spirit in the 1970s. The old Western myth has disappeared, but the new myth belonging to young people has not been established. They can only go to the cemetery (Cinema) of the old myth and remember the spirit of the dead again and again.

It should be said that Bogdanovich is the least rebellious among the new Hollywood directors, because he is a person who grew up watching classic old Hollywood films and studied films. He likes John Ford, Howard Hawkes and Alfred Hitchcock, and tries to imitate their styles in his films. However, just like the last film, he was just paying tribute to the dead. He was still confused and couldn’t find his own direction.

Unlike Bogdanovich, Lucas’s American style painting is a vibrant film. Although the young people are still confused, it is obvious that they already know what they want. In this film, they have their own handsome sports car, their own girlfriend, and listen to their own DJ music radio station day and night. When Xiao Ke hesitates, he will go to the radio to find his idol wolf to answer his doubts. The wolf band belongs to young people’s own culture and belief.

Young people finally decide what they want in the film: they always think of the little history of wandering in the outside world, understand the importance of love, and choose to stay in town and spend the rest of their life with their girlfriend; Xiao Ke, who has been hesitant about going or staying, gave up his possible love and resolutely set foot on the plane ahead. Finally, Xiao Ke looks down at the earth from the plane. This scene is reminiscent of the beginning of the free rider. The two knights hide in the car and the plane roars over them. They can only lower their heads and endure the huge noise of the plane. In the 1970s, Lucas put Xiao Ke on a plane and headed for his ideal university. Young people finally did not wander and resist aimlessly. They found the direction they were going to, built a utopian myth belonging to the future, and no longer asked about the Eden of the past.

Bogdanovich is remembering the past garden of Eden, while Lucas is trying to build a new generation of Utopia, which is why Lucas is the most popular in Star Wars, while Bogdanovich is becoming more and more marginalized.

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