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ROY COHN / JACK SMITH
ROY COHN / JACK SMITH


 
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An intense cinematic translation of a theatre piece in which actor Ron Vawter interprets the dual roles of Roy Cohn--the racist, reactionary prosecutor of the Joe McCarthy era and beyond who battled civil rights for homosexuals though he was homosexual himself--and Jack Smith, the open, avant-garde filmmaker/performance artist of Flaming Creatures. "These two men, who had nothing in common except their death from AIDS in the late '80s, are resurrected by Vawter and Godmilow in a contrast of stance, from which is born, little by little, a sensation of undoing, of sadness, of finitude" (La Stampa).

Jill Godmilow---USA---1995---88 mins.