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Orlan, carnal art

Orlan, carnal art

A Feature film by Stephan Orlach

Release in France : 14/05/2003

    Synopsis

    With her surgical operations-cum-performances, Orlan makes the operating table her artist’s studio, where she produces work consisting of videos, drawings made with her own blood, reliquaries containing her flesh, shrouds, texts… By submitting her own body to aesthetic surgery, the French artist, born in 1947, denounces the social pressures exerted on the female body and with acute intelligence raises essential issues such as identity and genetic manipulation. Carnal art.

    Production and distribution

    French distribution :

    Myriapodus Films

    Photos (4)

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Portrait

    Themes :

    Fine arts

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    2003

    French release :

    14/05/2003

    Runtime :

    1 h 15 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Yes

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Stockholm International Film Festival - 2001

    Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden, 2001)

    Selection

    Official International Competition