Anderson's movie is staged as a talking-head culture-war skirmish between embattled upholders of propriety or repression, if you prefer and proponents of free expression or filthbut its real lesson is that the two sides depend upon each other. Views Read Edit View history. Sign in Get started. The film features the last recorded interview of author Hunter S. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Everybody uses the word 'breakfast', but not everyone feels comfortable using the word 'fuck' so there's an extra power behind it. He originally proposed the idea of a film about the word in jest, later realizing that the topic could fuel a documentary.
Scott wrote in The New York Times:
Private Dick and Small Attorney, Another Day in a Southern Law Office
A new documentary about a certain four-letter epithet has got America talking so long as they don't use that word. Private Dick has a running tab with Small Attorney because of all the important investigative work he does. Musician Alanis Morissette comments that the word contains power because of its taboo nature. He also takes photos of wrecked cars and burned down mobile homes. Anderson had previously worked as a cameraman on a piece with Boone about eight years before starting work on Fuck. Retrieved April 17,