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The Trip

The Trip
  • 1967
  • US
  • 86 min
  • 18

A television director (Peter Fonda) takes LSD (scored from Dennis Hopper) for the first time, with his friend (Bruce Dern) as chaperone. With a man's mind literally turning inside out on screen, Corman's kaleidoscopic acid trip (from a detailed script by Jack Nicholson) is an essential flashback to swinging 60s counter-culture on celluloid, which saw several of 'The Trip''s key players reunite two years later for the mighty 'Easy Rider'. Please note this film contains strobing light effects. 'Part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival'.

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EIFF 2009 - Roger Corman

11 Jun 2009

The Hollywood legend Roger Corman is guest of honour at the 63rd EIFF, which is this year hosting a very welcome retrospective dedicated to the man they rightly call the king of the Bs. Given the 83-year-old auteur has written, directed and/or produced…

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