Youth Runs Wild! continues at Trailers from Hell, with director Larry Karaszewski introducing Polish filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski’s visually striking coming-of-age film “Deep End,” a favorite of both David Lynch and Wes Anderson:
The swinging sixties came to a bleakly comic end with Jerzy Skolimowski’s undeservedly obscure 1970 British-German coproduction, a strikingly original study of obsession that descends into disturbing psycho-drama. John Moulder-Brown plays a repressed, near-infantile teenage bathhouse attendant who nurses a bizarre fixation with his enigmatic co-worker. No surprise really, considering that co-worker is played by auburn-haired Jane Asher at her most mysteriously seductive.