Paul Morrissey Characteristics

Paul Morrissey's films are uniquely made films. There are multiple common characteristics of his films. First off all of his films have been produced independently of any Hollywood film companies. Next in many of his films the main character or at least a significant role is a male hustler. Joe Dallesandro is also in many of Morrissey's films. Drag Queens are used often throughout the films as strong willed characters. Sex, prostitution, and promiscuity are not uncommon in his films. Lastly homosexuality is not uncommon either in his films.

--Thomas M. Carpenter, 2006.

Paul Morrissey