Pojktanten

Data di uscita

02/02/2012

Lingua Originale

sv

Durata

01h 15min

Titolo originale

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Cast

Ester Martin Bergsmark

Ester Martin Bergsmark Self

Varg Holmdahl

Varg Holmdahl Pojktant in snow

Eli Levén

Eli Levén Self

Theo Walther

Theo Walther Pojktant by bonfire

Josef Waldfogel

Josef Waldfogel Boy

Descrizione

Caught between two genders, the artist Eli Leven and Ester Martin Bergsmark touch and caress each other, while they bath together in clouds of steam. A persuasive voice-off describes the often hard and painful growing process, which led them to choose to be neither males nor females. But something else entirely. While memories of adolescences scarred by homophobia and discrimination are presented, the audience is also captivated by poetic evocations of bodies, of snowy woods, water, nature, and snails: the symbol of androgyny. This movie moves the audience profoundly. It is a hymn to sexual fluidity, which reveals the search for the true self, rendered through the use of contrasting, vivid, and often acid bright photography. Intended as a television portrait of the transgender artist Eli Leven, it is a psychedelic docu-fiction, a hybrid movie inspired by Derek Jarman's Sebastian.

Data di uscita

02/02/2012

Durata

01h 15min

Titolo originale

Pojktanten

Lingua Originale

sv

Social