Fuck (film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Fuck
Directed bySteve Anderson[1]
Produced bySteve Anderson
Steven G. Kaplan
Gregg L. Daniel
Bruce Leiserowitz
Jory Weitz
Music byCarvin Knowles
CinematographyAndre Fontanelle
StudioRainstorm Entertainment
Distributed byTHINKFilm
Release date(s)
  • November 7, 2005 (2005-11-07)
Running time93 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Fuck
Directed bySteve Anderson[1]
Produced bySteve Anderson
Steven G. Kaplan
Gregg L. Daniel
Bruce Leiserowitz
Jory Weitz
Music byCarvin Knowles
CinematographyAndre Fontanelle
StudioRainstorm Entertainment
Distributed byTHINKFilm
Release date(s)
  • November 7, 2005 (2005-11-07)
Running time93 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Fuck (styled as FUCK, F★CK or F*CK) is a 2005 documentary by director/producer Steve Anderson and Rainstorm Entertainment about the social, political, personal, historical, linguistic and artistic significance of the word fuck. It features commentary by a variety of individuals, including linguists, comedians, artists, musicians, filmmakers, authors, porn stars, politicians, and media personalities as well as clips from George Carlin, Scarface, Country Joe and the Fish's Woodstock performance, President George W. Bush's one-fingered salute to a camera, various Lenny Bruce performances, U2's Golden Globe acceptance, Paul Robert Cohen's protest and Nipplegate, accompanied with animated segues created by Bill Plympton. The movie was shown for the first time on November 7, 2005 at the AFI Film Festival.

The word "fuck" and its variations are used 857 times throughout this 93-minute documentary, making an average 9.52 occurrences per minute, making it the film that uses most frequently the word "fuck" to date.[2]

Contents

Reviews

The film maintains a 55% positive rating at Rotten Tomatoes with the consensus being, "A documentary that sets out to explore a lingual taboo but can't escape its own naughty posturing."[3]

See also

References

External links