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Flaming Ears
Austria, 1991, 84 minutes, Color, VHS/16mm, Subtitled
Order No. W99353
FLAMING EARS is a pop sci-fi lesbian fantasy feature set in the year 2700 in the fictive burned-out city of Asche. It follows the tangled lives of three women -- Volley, Nun and Spy. Spy is a comic book artist whose printing presses are burned down by Volley, a sexed-up pyromaniac. Seeking revenge, Spy goes to the lesbian club where Volley performs every night. Before she can enter, Spy gets into a fight and is left wounded, lying in the streets. She is found by Nun--an amoral alien in a red plastic suit with a predilection for reptiles, and who also happens to be Volley’s lover. Nun takes her home and subsequently must hide her from Volley. It’s a story of love and revenge, and an anti-romantic plea for love in its many forms. An avowedly underground film which was shot on Super 8 and blown up to 16mm, FLAMING EARS is original for its playful disruption of narrative conventions (the story is a thread rather than a backbone in the film), its witty approach to film genre, and its visual splendor.



AWARDS, FESTIVALS, & SCREENINGS

  • New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
  • San Francisco Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
  • Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
  • Vancouver Lesbian Film Festival
  • Amsterdam Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

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QUOTES

    "As sapphic thrillers go, it's twenty times more fun than Basic Instinct."
    Interview

    "Imagine the film that J.G. Ballard might have made if he'd been born an Austrian dyke."
    B. Ruby Rich
    San Francisco Weekly

    "Rich and moody."
    Fred Lombardy
    Variety

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