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Film Fest Gent - Poison
Archived: Poison - Poison (1990)

director: Todd Haynes

composer: James Bennett
With: Buck Smith, Edith Meeks, Millie White, a.o.

Film Fest Gent - Poison

Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what Richie was like and what led up to the shooting. In the black and white "Horror," a scientist isolates the elixir of human sexuality, drinks it, and becomes a festering, contagious murderer; a female colleague who loves him tries to help, to her peril. In "Homo," a prisoner in Fontenal prison is drawn to an inmate whom he knew some years before, at Baton juvenile institute, and whose humiliations he witnessed.


director: Todd Haynes
composer: James Bennett
producer: Christine Vachon

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Country: USA
year: 1990


TODD HAYNES (1951): Assassins: A Film Concerning Rimbaud (1985, short), Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988, short), Poison (1991), Goo (1991, video), Dottie Gets Spanked (1993, TV short), Safe (1995), Velvet Goldmine (1998), Far from Heaven (2002), Corporate Ghost (2004, video), I'm Not There (2007), Mildred Pierce (2011, TV mini-series), Carol (2015), Wonderstruck (2017).

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Other festival films by director Todd Haynes

2011:Mildred Pierce
2007:I'm Not There.
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