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Film Fest Gent - The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk
The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk (2015) (Rock Hudson's Home Movies)

director: Mark Rappaport

duration: 11 minutes
Short, Documentary


Screening dates
Sales start at 22 Sep 13:00

In the presence of: Mark Rappaport

Rappaport researches in his usual playful yet serious manner, how melo master Douglas Sirk uses the mirror of his fifties vanity tables to examine the splintered souls of his emotionally-repressed petty-bourgeois wives.

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director: Mark Rappaport
producer: Mark Rappaport

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: no subt
country: United States of America - France
year: 2015


MARK RAPPAPORT: Mur 19 (1966, short), Blue Streak (1971, short), Casual Relations (1974), Mozart in Love (1975), Local Color (1977), The Scenic Route (1978), Impostors (1979), Chain Letters (1985), Postcards (1990, short), Rock Hudson's Home Movies (1992), Exterior Night (1993, short), From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995), The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997), John Garfield (2002, short), Becoming Anita Ekberg (2014, short), The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk (2015, short), Our Stars (2015, short), I, Dalio (2015, short).

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Mark Rappaport

2016:Becoming Anita Ekberg
2016:From the Journals of Jean Seberg
2016:Rock Hudson's Home Movies


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