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American Swing

  • Release Date: Mar 27, 2009
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 21 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Mathew Kaufman, Jon Hart

Synopsis

Filmmakers Mathew Kaufman and Jon Hart explore the last gasp of the sexual revolution with this profile of Plato's Retreat -- New York City's most notorious, 1970s-era sex club. The year was 1977: the city was in the suffocating grip of a heat wave, nerves were rattled due to the energy crisis, and the social unrest was growing. But when the sun went down over the city, the nightlife flourished. The discos were packed, cocaine was all the rage at Studio 54, and over at CBGB the punks were smashing it up...more

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