Johnny Minotaur (1971)

Director
Charles Henri Ford

Main cast
Yiannis Koutsis; Nikos Koulizakis; Chuzzer Miles; Shelley Scott; Charles Henri Ford

Genres
Drama

Description
Surrealist poet and artist Charles Henri Fords 1971 film, Johnny Minotaur is a lyrical explosion of taboos: incest, intergenerational desire, pansexuality and autoeroticism are a few of the issues he grapples with through mythopoeic, sensual imagery, recitations of his diaries and a philosophical debate featuring an impressive narration by such artists as Salvador Dali, Allen Ginsberg, Warren Sonbert and Lynne Tillman. Unseen for over two decades, this classic of forgotten, queer cinema belongs alongside the films of Kenneth Anger, Derek Jarman and Jean Genet. Read more about the restoration process at http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2014/02/a_queer_classic_restored_poetr.php


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