Heavy Petting (1989)

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  • True Stories


Documentary looking at teenage sexuality in the 1950's. A compilation of footage from sex education films, industrial and educational documentaries and teen dramas all centring around issues of teen sexuality. Includes a series of interviews with people who grew up during that period about their first sexual experiences. People interviewed include William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Abbie Hoffman and Sandra Bernhard. Themes are illustrated with clips from REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, BUS STOP and THE WILD ONE.

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