Dir. Stephen Dwoskin
UK 1976 | Colour | 156 mins
Cast: Maggie Corey, Marc Chaimowitc, Eddie Doyle
For this remarkable experimental film, the provocative avant-garde legend Stephen Dwoskin gathered together a group of strangers and filmed them as they explored their fantasies over a period of five days: a project that now sounds a little like TV’s Big Brother. The ceremonial gowns and make-up here not only evoke the eroticism of European horror movies but also highlight the film’s interplay between performance and intimacy. Jonas Mekas called it ‘theatre of life’.
Available on: DVD
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