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Saint Narcisse

July 11 8:45 pm

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One event on July 12, 2022 at 4:10 pm

One event on July 17, 2022 at 5:45 pm

Feature Narrative / 2020 / Canada / 101min / Directed by Bruce LaBruce


Official Selection: Venice Film Festival

How could we possibly resist screening Canadian independent and queer-punk cinema icon Bruce LaBruce’s latest feature film? The answer is, we can’t.. so here it is.

Oozing with 70s aesthetic and LaBruce’s trademark fascination with B-cinema, this cracking addition to his oeuvre is described by The Guardian as “a sluttily sacrilegious story of incest, witches and wayward monks” and…well…that sums it up pretty well.

Domenic has grown up thinking his mother was dead, but on discovering otherwise he sets out on an odyssey of self-discovery. Squeezing himself into his leathers and straddling his motorcycle, Domenic sets off to what may be her cabin in the woods and once there, aside from engaging with himself, he encounters a young monk who bears an uncanny resemblance to himself. From there and between, all manner of forbidden relationships unfold before your very eyes. But what else would you expect?

“Saint-Narcisse is a welcome blast of subversive naughtiness, proving that a film can tackle social taboos while refusing to brand itself with facile markers of respectability”. The Guardian

Saint-Narcisse is a handsomely produced film with sincere performances, lush cinematography and a classical score”. New York Times

Buy Tickets: 11 July 2022, 8:45pm, Luna Cinemas, Leederville

Buy Tickets: 12 July 2022, 4.10pm, Luna Cinemas, Leederville

Buy Tickets: 17 July 2022, 5:45pm, Luna Cinemas, Leederville

 

Don’t forget to check out the Bruce LaBruce documentary The Advocate for Fandom on RevStream

Short Film

Screens with the short film Good Times And That’s Okay

Details

Date:
July 11
Time:
8:45 pm
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Venue

Luna Leederville
155 Oxford Street
Leederville, WA 6007 Australia
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Phone:
(08) 9444 4056
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