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Matthew Barney

Cremaster 3

182' - 2002 - Fantasy, Drama - Dialogue: Hebrew, English
Director: Matthew Barney Composer: Jonathan Bepler With: Matthew Barney, Richard Serra, Aimee Mullins
Matthew Barney's Cremaster series has taken on a legendary stature. This final piece in the 5-part cycle is the longest, densest and most complex -- filled with beautiful, mystifying images, many of them harkening back to themes the artist has already established. Much of the action takes place in two New York landmarks, the Chrysler Building and the Guggenheim Museum, as well as at the Saratoga Racetrack (upstate NY), the Giant's Causeway (Ireland) and Fingal's cave (the Scottish Isle of Staffa). Barney plays the Entered Apprentice and his opponents include the Order of the Rainbow for Girls (who look a lot like the Rockettes), Agnostic Front and Murphy's Law (two New York Hardcore bands), Aimee Mullins, and Richard Serra. Molten Vaseline, dental surgery, a demolition derby by vintage Chrysler Imperial New Yorker cars and a gorgeous creature who is half-cheetah/half woman all figure in this latest edition of Matthew Barney's fever dream.

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Credits

Director

Matthew Barney

Composer

Jonathan Bepler

With

Matthew Barney, Richard Serra, Aimee Mullins

Scenario

Matthew Barney

Director of Photography

Peter Strietmann

Editor

Matthew Barney, Christopher Seguine, Peter Strietmann

Producer

Matthew Barney, Barbara Gladstone

More information

Dialogue

Hebrew, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

2002

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