Category: Concerts and Performing Arts
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Swimming To Cambodia(1987)
An audacious and unique "concert film" of performance artist Spalding Gray's off-Broadway monologue detailing his thoughts and experiences in Southeast Asia during the filming of "The Killing Fields." Gray touches on topics ranging from sex and drugs to the horrors of Khmer Rouge Cambodia. Directed by Jonathan Demme; score by Laurie ... more
The "Gray" in the title is Spalding Gray, and the specific part of his "anatomy" the stage storyteller discusses is his left eye, where a worsening ailment and the prospect of risky surgery sends him on a global odyssey for alternative cures, from Native American sweat lodges and raw vegetable diets to a Filipino psychic surgeon. Steven ... more
Compiled from a variety of interview and performance footage, Steven Soderbergh's sensitive and powerful documentary tribute to the late monologist Spalding Gray--who brilliantly essayed passages of his own life "from light to dark" in unforgettable one-man shows such as "Swimming to Cambodia," "Monster in a Box," and "Gray's Anatomy" ... more