American Genre Film Archive
She Mob & The Girl From Pussycat
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This is the listing for the standard edition Blu-ray. The special limited edition embossed slipcover was limited to 1,500 units and is sold out. The two versions are identical, aside from the slipcover.
Presented in partnership with Something Weird Video...
The American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) represents the world's largest theatrical catalog of exploitation cinema. Their home video line presents a diverse selection of movies, ranging from new preservations of classics from the vast library of Something Weird to the wildest in shot-on-video (SOV) titles. Vinegar Syndrome’s sister company, OCN Distribution, is thrilled to be representing this diverse and unique home video line!
Shot on the sweaty backroads of Dallas and Waco, SHE MOB is an underground miracle that feels like an alt-Earth FASTER PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! as realized by a young John Waters. Big Shim is the cone-bra-wearing butch leader of a wild girl gang that’s running from the law. After kidnapping a gigolo named Tony, Shim and the girls demand a ransom from Tony’s wealthy lady keeper . . . OR ELSE!! Produced and directed by NBC News veteran Maurice Levy, written by Diana Paschal, and featuring actresses culled from Jack Ruby’s infamous Dallas nightclub, SHE MOB is an essential jewel in the other-dimensional vortex known as Texploitation.
Shot in New York with the crude experimentation of an early Andy Warhol film, THE GIRL FROM PUSSYCAT is a fascinating outlier in the world of underground exploitation. The movie follows a girl gang of social and sexual anarchists as they have orgies, get stoned, rob banks, and torture men by jamming their fingers in toasters. Absurd and surreal, this feels like the dreamy collaboration between Jean-Luc Godard and Doris Wishman that never happened.
Directed by: Maurice Levy / Smythe David
Starring: Ilene Zelechowski, Al Darago
1968/69 / 143 min (combined) / 1.37:1 / English
• Region free Blu-ray
• 2K preservations from the only known 35mm theatrical prints in existence
• SHE MOB Fantastic Fest Q&A with Something Weird’s Lisa Petrucci and AGFA’s Alicia Coombs
• Crime-spree shorts and trailers from Big Shim’s stash
• English captions