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Jean Genet is Dead

33 min.
Year of Production:
United Kingdom
Steve Maclean
Giannis Giannaris
Rafael Peña Cruz
Didier Lestrade
Mustapha Chellali
Ahmed Boumediene
Connie Giannaris
Production Company:
Constantine Giannaris Films
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Young men find themselves scattered and defencelessly exposed to a merciless sun. Their gaze moves off searchingly into the distance. Deserted places appear to offer vague promises of refuge. On a prison wall, an explosive image of desire emerges, full of hope for freedom. Constantine Giannaris relishes in mixing light and colour with the textures of Super 8 and video footage to express the thoughts of the poet Jean Genet. Greatly affected by the AIDS epidemic, he addresses the desire for love as well as the threat of isolation and death in a restless cinematographic delirium.

BIOGRAFIE Constantine Giannaris

Born in Greece on 3.12.1959. Lives and works in London. Studied history at various universities in England. Has been making documentaries for five years, also working on projects for television, low-budget feature films and writing screenplays.

FILMOGRAFIE Constantine Giannaris (selection)

2015 To xypnima tis anoixis  2011 Man at Sea  2005 Omiros  2001 Dekapentavgoustos  1998 Apo tin akri tis polis  1991 Caught Looking  1989 Trojans  1987 Jean Genet is Dead 

Constantine Giannaris @ IMDb

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