World of Gilbert & George, The
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Written and directed by Gilbert & George. New 2K restoration in collaboration with, and approved by, the artists!
“We are unhealthy, middle-aged, dirty-minded, depressed, cynical, empty, tired-brained, seedy, rotten, dreaming, badly behaved, ill-mannered, arrogant, intellectual, self-pitying, honest, successful, hard-working, thoughtful, artistic, religious, fascistic, blood-thirsty, teasing, destructive, ambitious, colorful, damned, stubborn, perverted and good. We are artists.” - Gilbert & George, 1981
Gilbert & George are renowned for presenting themselves as ‘living sculptures,’ fusing their art and identity with the external world. Their exploration of the bleak urban surrounds of 1980’s London, powerfully evoke the desires and tensions of its disillusioned youth alongside their own eccentricities. Poetic narration combines with vivid imagery that moves between the startlingly beautiful, the humorous, and the absurd. Church spires and city streets, youth and drunks, dancing and tea drinking all take on an affecting symbolism when viewed from the unique perspective of Gilbert & George.
Directed by and starring Gilbert & George.
Produced by Philip Haas.
England. ©1981 Methodact Ltd. & Gilbert & George.
69 minutes. Color. Region Free/Region 0.
Restoration: Metropolis Post, Philip Haas, Gilbert & George.
Also available in DCP and 16mm prints for theatrical and nontheatrical screenings. Contact Milestone for price and availability!
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