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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE SPIDER, THE MISTRESS AND THE TANGERINE

USA, 2008 (MIFF 2009, Arts and Minds)

Director: Marion Cajori, Amei Wallach

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE SPIDER, THE MISTRESS AND THE TANGERINE

“My childhood has never lost its magic, it has never lost its mystery, and it has never lost its drama.” - Louise Bourgeois, sculptor, painter and performance artist

Over half a century into her career and approaching 100 years of age, French-born visual artist Louise Bourgeois continues to defy categorisation. Known for her large-scale works - like her famous spider-like sculptures - Bourgeois's output is prolific, inspired and occasionally disturbing.

In this intimate film, co-directors Marion Cajori and Amei Wallach peel back the layers of a magnetic and mercurial woman, allowing a privileged glimpse into the psyche of a unique talent.

D Marion Cajori, Amei Wallach P Marion Cajori, Amei Wallach Dist Madman Entertainment L English, French w/English subtitles TD betacamsp/2008

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