Director: Tom Donahue, Paul Hasegawa-Overacker
“Far too outlandish to be believable - except it's all true.” - Wired
What happens when the sceptical outsider becomes romantically involved with the ultimate insider? For Paul H-O, the fly in the ointment of the New York art scene of the 80s and 90s, his entanglement with the much lauded and press-shy artist Cindy Sherman led to a severe case of ‘famous-girlfriend syndrome'.
H-O gives a fascinating insight into what it's like living in the shadow of a well-known partner in this bittersweet, behind-the-scenes glimpse of a blossoming relationship cracking under the weight of a brittle male ego.
“An intimate, hypnotic reflection on the alienating mixture of love and celebrity.” - New York
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Austria, UK, France, 2007
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