BOOK: Jess Franco: The World’s Most Dangerous Filmmaker

Now on for pre-ordering this new book about Jess Franco. It will be aout on April 27. Little can we say about it but the info from the editor.

JESS FRANCO: THE WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS FILMMAKER Jess Franco was a director, cinematographer, writer, composer, editor, producer and actor in more than 150 fiercely independent films he made from 1959 to 2013. Born in Madrid, Spain, he was declared one of the most dangerous filmmakers by the Spanish Catholic Church. He was also one of the most prolific directors of Spanish cinema.His underground classics include Christina, Princess of Eroticism, Vampyros Lesbos, Daughter of Dracula, Tender Flesh, The Awful Dr. Orloff, Venus in Furs, Marquis de Sade’s Justine, Revenge in the House of Usher and many others.Kristofer Upjohn celebrates Jess Franco in a collection of essays that examines his individual movies for the first time not just an artistic perspective but also with a subtextual psychological analysis as well—from Count Dracula and Jack the Ripper, all the way to The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein and Countess Perverse. There has never been a low budget maestro like Jess Franco.

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