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Friday, June 22, 2007

"Red Without Blue" a film about twins

Set your Tivos for Monday, June 25 at 9PM (but better check time zone)

The movie is about 2 gay twins in which one transitions to a woman.

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Below is from the movie's MySpace page

RED WITHOUT BLUE is an artistic and groundbreaking portrayal of gender, identity, and the unswerving bond of twinship despite transformation.

In 1983, Mark and Alexander Farley were born minutes apart in Big Sky country with an identical genetic make-up. The twins' early lives were quintessential by-products of their all-American family: picture perfect holidays, a second home by the lake, supportive parents who cheered them on every step of the way. By the time they were 14, their parents had divorced, they had come out as gay, and a joint suicide attempt precipitated a forced separation of Mark and Alex for two and half years.

Today, Mark is attending art school in San Francisco, and Alex is living as a woman named Clair in New York. RED WITHOUT BLUE explodes our notions of self-hood and sexual identity through its deeply personal look at the unique and unconventional relationship between Mark and Clair as they mature into adulthood.

Extensive interviews with each twin candidly depicts the difficulties of growing up gay in Montana, the deleterious effects of their parents' separation, and the boundaries crossed as drugs and sexual experimentation spiraled out of control. Lyrical vignettes illustrate these darker periods of the twins' adolescence through hauntingly beautiful, manipulated home-movies, family photographs, and experimental sequences shot on super-8 film. From the twins' perspective, we learn about the singular bond they shared as children, the hardships they bore, and their evolving relationship now that the identical twins cease to be identical. Through the power of their voices we hear the story of a family's redemption from a dark past, and ultimately, its revival to the present.

I can hardly wait! And thank you Lady Bunny for the tip.



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