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A Song of Love (Un chant d'amour)

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Jean Genet Jean Genet
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A good movie

1 year, 1 month ago at Dec 21 13:19
To be honest, I wasn't really sure what to expect from this flick but since it was on the 'They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They' list, I was quite eager to check it out. While watching this movie, I was wondering who Jean Genet actually was. In fact, he only directed this short and mostly wrote some books and poems which were at least as sulfurous and controversial as this only directorial effort. E... read more
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Two prisoners in complete isolation, separated by the thick brick walls, and desperately in need of human contact, devise a most unusual kind of communication.
Release date: 11 December 1972
Tags: Short (11), 1950s (4), Silent (4), Dancing (3), Erotic (3), 1950 (3), Short Film (3), France (3), Prison (3), Drama (3), Jail (2), Lgbt (2), Glbt (2), Experimental (2), Gay (2), Jealousy (2), Romance (2), Music (2), Avant Garde (1), Queer Cinema (1)
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“To be honest, I wasn't really sure what to expect from this flick but since it was on the 'They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They' list, I was quite eager to check it out. While watching this movie, I was wondering who Jean Genet actually was. In fact, he only directed this short and mostly wrote some books and poems which were at least as sulfurous and controversial as this only directorial effort. Eventually, Genet had a rather fascinating life, almost even more interesting than his body of work. Anyway, coming back on this short, the damned thing was seriously disturbing and, yet, quite fascinating at the same time. To be honest, it is hardly surprising that it had been banned for decades in most countries. Back then, Genet himself spent many years in prison himself and he gave us a rather ” read more

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" Notes: While watching this movie, I was wondering who Jean Genet actually was. In fact, he only directed this short and mostly wrote some books and poems which were at least as sulfurous and controversial as this only directorial effort. Eventually, Genet had a rather fascinating life, almost even more interesting than his body of work. Anyway, coming back on this short, the damned thing was seriously disturbing and, yet, quite fascinating at the same time. To be honest, it is hardly surprisin"


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" Notes: While watching this movie, I was wondering who Jean Genet actually was. In fact, he only directed this short and mostly wrote some books and poems which were at least as sulfurous and controversial as this only directorial effort. Eventually, Genet had a rather fascinating life, almost even more interesting than his body of work. Anyway, coming back on this short, the damned thing was seriously disturbing and, yet, quite fascinating at the same time. To be honest, it is hardly surprisin"


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