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Easy Rider

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Easy Rider

Four Colour Silkscreen Print. 

By Robert Lee of Methane Studios. 

Made for a screening of the film at The Astor Theatre, Melbourne. 18th October 2010. 

Numbered edition of 225. 

Size: 16" x 36" 

 

Movie Description

Title: Easy Rider

Year: 1969

Genre: Adventure, Drama

Director: Dennis Hopper

Actors: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Antonio Mendoza, Phil Spector

Plot: Two young "hippie" bikers, Wyatt and Billy sell some dope in Southern California, stash their money away in their gas-tank and set off for a trip across America, on their own personal odyssey looking for a way to lead their lives. On the journey they encounter bigotry and hatred from small-town communities who despise and fear their non-conformism. However Wyatt and Billy also discover people attempting 'alternative lifestyles' who are resisting this narrow-mindedness, there is always a question mark over the future survival of these drop-out groups. The gentle hippie community who thank God for 'a place to stand' are living their own unreal dream. The rancher they encounter and his Mexican wife are hard-pushed to make ends meet. Even LSD turns sour when the trip is a bad one. Death comes to seem the only freedom. When they arrive at a diner in a small town, they are insulted by the local rednecks as weirdo degenerates. They are arrested on some minor pretext by the local sheriff and thrown in jail where they meet George Hanson, a liberal alcoholic lawyer. He gets them out and decides to join them on their trip to New Orleans in time for Mardi Gras.

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Easy Rider

Four Colour Silkscreen Print. 

By Robert Lee of Methane Studios. 

Made for a screening of the film at The Astor Theatre, Melbourne. 18th October 2010. 

Numbered edition of 225. 

Size: 16" x 36" 

 

Title: Easy Rider

Year: 1969

Genre: Adventure, Drama

Director: Dennis Hopper

Actors: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Antonio Mendoza, Phil Spector

Plot: Two young "hippie" bikers, Wyatt and Billy sell some dope in Southern California, stash their money away in their gas-tank and set off for a trip across America, on their own personal odyssey looking for a way to lead their lives. On the journey they encounter bigotry and hatred from small-town communities who despise and fear their non-conformism. However Wyatt and Billy also discover people attempting 'alternative lifestyles' who are resisting this narrow-mindedness, there is always a question mark over the future survival of these drop-out groups. The gentle hippie community who thank God for 'a place to stand' are living their own unreal dream. The rancher they encounter and his Mexican wife are hard-pushed to make ends meet. Even LSD turns sour when the trip is a bad one. Death comes to seem the only freedom. When they arrive at a diner in a small town, they are insulted by the local rednecks as weirdo degenerates. They are arrested on some minor pretext by the local sheriff and thrown in jail where they meet George Hanson, a liberal alcoholic lawyer. He gets them out and decides to join them on their trip to New Orleans in time for Mardi Gras.

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