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Either/Or in Chinatown

Canada, 1985 (MIFF 1986, Video Visions - Video Retrospective - Homage to Gabor Body)

Director: Gabor Body

The question of seduction (Kierkegaard) is combined with the theory of cosmetics (Gabor Body] and the old Chinese philosophy of the rainbow death.

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