Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey’s Trash, written and directed in 1970, is the second film in a trilogy, along with Heat and Flesh. Perhaps the most original and free-spirited of the trilogy, Trash is an icon, an immortal cult cinema classic reflecting the New York counter-cultural climate. Trash should be mentioned in the same breath as the work of Hendrix, Joplin and Morrison, a nostalgic testament to a revolutionary time when all excesses were allowed and utopian dreams were on every mind. Trash upended classical Hollywood conventions by taking its clichés and making them effortlessly its own.
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