By Lawrence O'Toole
Updated January 17, 1992 at 05:00 AM EST
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Blood in the Face

type
  • Movie
genre

The title refers to a white person’s defining ability to blush. Set at a Michigan gathering of the American Nazi Party, Blood in the Face features blithe talk about executing and gassing Jews, ”niggers,” and homosexuals. Hitler is a hero to these young thugs; Nazi fetishes are their hobby; the Holocaust never happened. Their white-trash, trailer-park mentality easily proves historian Hannah Arendt correct: Evil is banal. Though not particularly well-crafted, with sloppy editing and some truly lifeless scenes, this documentary on America’s white-supremacy movement is nonetheless fascinating, in the same way as being at the scene of a horrible calamity. B-

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Blood in the Face

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 78 minutes
director
  • Anne Bohlen
  • James Ridgeway
  • Kevin Rafferty

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