The Exquisite Corpus
Peter Tscherkassky

O.V. - Without dialogue

In 1925 Surrealists in Paris started to use a writing and drawing technique they called “Cadavre exquis”, which translates as “The Exquisite Corpse”. That technique engages several participants to...

AUSTRIA | 18 minutes | 2015

Kenneth Anger

During a man's sadomasochistic dream, a group of sailors rape and torture him on a street.

UNITED STATES | 20 minutes | 1947

Werner Herzog

Weight lifting men who compete to achieve individual bodily perfection through muscle building.

AUSTRIA | 12 minutes | 1962

Luigi Cozzi

O.V. English

A surreal and deliciously kitschy rereading of the ancient myth, updated to feature 80s sci-fi tropes.
The recipient of two Razzie awards in 1983, Hercules has all the prerequisites of a total...

ITALY | 98 minutes | 1983

La Lutte
Michel Brault

O.V. French

A candid-camera view of professional wrestling as seen in the Montréal Forum, where some of the biggest bouts are staged, and in back-street wrestling parlors where the warriors practice their art. Nothing...

QUéBEC/CANADA | 28 minutes | 1961

Teddy Bear
Mads Matthiesen

O.V. Danish

A chronically shy bodybuilder is determined to find love, even if it’s to be found in a Thai red light district.
A wistful tale revolving around a 38-year-old gentle giant under the thumb of his...

DENMARK | 92 minutes | 2012

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