Sexploitation Director Dies

‘Joseph W. Sarno, the cult director of “Sin in the Suburbs (video above),” “Moonlighting Wives” and other films that helped establish the sexploitation genre and break down the taboos against erotic content in American cinema, died on April 26 in Manhattan. He was 89.Mr. Sarno bridged the gap between the nudist and nudie-cutie films of the late 1950s and early 1960s.’ “Nudie-cutie” is a genre new to me.

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