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Turning
dir. Charles Atlas / USA, Denmark 2012 / 83’
subtitles: Polish only

Cast

Antony, Johanna Constantine, Catrina Delapena, Honey Dijon, Eliza Douglas, Connie Fleming, Joey Gabriel, Joie Iacono, Stacey Mark, Nomi, Kembra Pfahler, Morisane Sunny, Shiroma, Julia Yasuda

Film description

British artist-musician Antony Hegarty, better know simply as Antony, and American video-artist Charles Atlas began collaborating in 2006 on a live music and visual art project titled Turning, which a review in French newspaper ‘Le Monde’ described as a transsexual concert-manifesto. The film follows the collaboration’s performance shows on a European tour. It is a testament to the penetrating, haunting qualities of Antony’s compositions as well as Atlas’ own visionary stage creations, accompanied by interviews with other participating artists, each of whom recounts a dramatic or pivotal moment in their life. But their stories remain unfinished. Instead of words, it is Antony’s music that functions as the lyrical climax and denouement of their intimate personal stories. Antony’s aural creations are saturated throughout by discordance – with society, with the physical body, with assigned gender. Turning is all about exploring these themes and asking questions about sexual identity, femininity, androgyny, loss of innocence and the search for one’s own place in the world, somewhere beyond the oversimplified, binary opposition of male and female.

Prepared by: Ewa Szabłowska

Information about director

Charles Atlas

Charles Atlas in an American artist working in new visual media, stage setting, and costume design. He has been working in video art, multimedia installations, documentary films and performance art since the 1970s. In 2006 Tate Modern hosted a retrospective of his work. His creations have been exhibited at the Whitney Museum and MoMa in New York, as well as the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

Selected filmography

1983 Sometimes It Works, Sometimes It Doesn’t (co-dir., doc.)

1994 Superhoney

2002 The Legend of Leigh Bowery (doc.)

2010 William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible (co-dir., doc.)

2012 Turning (doc.)

Prepared by: Ewa Szabłowska

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director: Charles Atlas
screenplay: Charles Atlas, Antony
cinematography: Charles Atlas
editing: Åsa Mossberg
music: Antony and the Johnsons
cast: Antony, Johanna Constantine, Catrina Delapena, Honey Dijon, Eliza Douglas, Connie Fleming, Joey Gabriel, Joie Iacono, Stacey Mark, Nomi, Kembra Pfahler, Morisane Sunny, Shiroma, Julia Yasuda
producer: Vibekke Vogel, Lucy Sexton, Antony Hegarty
sales: Cat & Docs
language: English
colouration: colour
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