Los Angeles Plays Itself

Not to be confused with the landmark gay porn epic L.A. PLAYS ITSELF (1972), Thom Andersen's idiosyncratic, three-hour masterpiece is both a dazzling work of film criticism and a fascinating piece of urban anthropology centered on the one city on earth where one could be mistaken for the other. Andersen, a filmmaker who teaches at the California Institute...read more

Los Angeles Plays Itself - Official Trailer
01:22 — Thom Andersen's landmark documentary LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF explores the tangled relationship between the movies and their fabled hometown – as seen (more…)

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Not to be confused with the landmark gay porn epic L.A. PLAYS ITSELF (1972), Thom Andersen's idiosyncratic, three-hour masterpiece is both a dazzling work of film criticism and a fascinating piece of urban anthropology centered on the one city on earth whe… (more)

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