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Which vignettes do you like; which would you throw away?

I a Man is a collection of scenes between Tom Baker and various women. Andy Warhol filmed a number of these--maybe twelve or thirteen--and edited the film several times to include more or fewer of them and with different ones included for a number of screenings before settling on the (more of less) final version. In any case, he quit playing around with them.

As such, it seems that it's worth considering which of the scenes we like and which we could have done without.

For me the movie seems kind of long (even though there were longer cuts--one running more than two hours). Even though the scene is not long, the one I think most expendable is the one with the woman with ratted hair speaking French. It certainly adds nothing to the film. It has no substance--or at least none that made an impression on me.

I really love the first and last scenes. I know that the last scene was in every cut of the film, and I believe the first was also although I am not certain of that. I find the first scene memorable for the sex scene under the bed with only a close-up of the couple's feet. The last is remarkable for its examination of the couple's relationships from different angles and how those other relationships interfere with their enjoyment of their rendezvous.

I also liked the scene with Valerie on the stairs. She is a real show-stopper! A second scene I might could live without is the scene that ends with the long tongue kissing. I found the close-up of the kissing dull and a little off-putting with the woman pointing her tongue up and slurping it back in like a snake.

What do you think? Which are your favorites, and which do you dislike? And it would be even more fun if you'd tell a little about why you made your choices.

I should add that the thing I notice most after seeing the film several times is the connecting motif of Tom smoking the cigarettes. That punctuation provides a structure making the film so much more watchable. I'm surprised that such a small detail adds so much to the film.