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quietearth [Celluloid 10.17.08] movie news drama

I am admittedly a huge fan of Gallo, and when I ran across this I couldn't believe my eyes. Apparently I didn't pay too much attention to his IMDB entry, but this baby was shot in 1998 when Gallo was trying to find completion funds for Buffallo 66. Director Erick Ifergan then reworked it and shot some completion scenes to finish it up in 2006.

"A penniless Street preacher spends his days giving out pamphlets and spreading the word of God. One day, he meets Sarah, a beautiful bereft hairdresser who lost her job. She follows the preacher home and tries to seduce him. Despite his deep attraction to her, he pushes her away. Sarah continues to pursue him, convinced that she can win him over..."

Johnny 316 is a rework of Oscar Wilde's 'Salomé' which transfers it to Hollywood Boulevard. We have a link to the 8+ minute trailer after the break.

Johnny 316 official website with trailer

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CoinQ (13 years ago) Reply

it was genius indeed.
"johnny 316" is amazing, a visual and sonic assault, totally mesmerizing. i've been waiting for a DVD to come out since i've seen it at a film festival, but this doesn't seem to happen soon.


Anonymous (13 years ago) Reply

Gallo would make a great Jesus Christ LOL!!


Anonymous (13 years ago) Reply

does anyone know where to get a copy of this?!

i cant find it anywhere


quietearth (13 years ago) Reply

it's not available publically anywhere as far as I know, although we'll be bringing you a review soon.

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