Paul Bartel's The Secret Cinema

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Paul Bartel's The Secret Cinema ★★½ The Secret Cinema 1969

Long before “The Truman Show” or “Ed TV,” there was this little Bartel short of a woman who can't determine whether her life is real or a film by a maniacal director. Offbeat, creative, and a little disturbing. Followed by Bartel's short “Naughty Nurse.” 37m/B VHS . Amy Vane, Gordon Felio, Connie Ellison, Phillip Carlson, Estelle Omens, Barry Dennen, Mara Lepmanis, Camille Fife, Mimi Randolph, Glenn Johnson; D: Paul Bartel; W: Paul Bartel; C: Fred Wellington.