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Title:
R.i.p. rest in pieces. A portrait of Joe Coleman
Author:
Adkins, Hasil.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Disinformation Co., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Director Robert-Adrian Pejo's intimate portrait of painter Joe Coleman, who is know around the world as a shamanic, moral voice diagnosing the ills of 21st century America. Coleman holds nothing back, telling us of a human race destroying itself.
General Note:
Originally released in 1997.

Special features: Opera, an intricate look at Joe's body of work ; Autopsy, outtakes from Joe's performance of this film in Budapest ; Whitney, interview with Joe and his wife/photographer ; Wedding, scenes from ; Asia Argento, the film diva speaks about Joes influence on her work.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Personal Subject:
UPC:
826262000394
Format :
DVD

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With the fervor of an evangelist, New York painter and performance artist Joe Coleman preaches an apocalyptic message about the necessity of disease, deviation, destruction and corruption in controlling human populations. His paintings explore death in its most graphic and ugly forms in hopes of helping him transcend it and ultimately become its master. His art is similarly gruesome and disturbing. One of his more famous pieces has him wired with explosives and biting the heads off live mice. This documentary from Austrian filmmaker Robert-Adrian Pejo paints a fascinating, intimate portrait of this complex man. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi