Wise Blood, 1979


Wise Blood is a 1970s American/German English-language black comedy drama film; about a war veteran (the son of a tent revivalist), a "blind" con man preacher, peddlers, a shrunken body and a gorilla suit; set in the American South (Georgia) in the 1940s, with a bluegrass banjo score

Shockadelic rating: Recommended

Alternate titles: Der Ketzer; Die Weisheit Des Blutes; Le Malin 

Contributors: John Huston, Kathy Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald, Benedict Fitzgerald, Flannery O'Connor, Brad Dourif, John Huston, Dan Shor, Harry Dean Stanton, Amy Wright, Alex North