Tate Modern Film

William Klein: Hollywood, California: A Loser’s Opera William Klein, France 1977, colour, 60 min

Hollywood, California: A Loser’s Opera
William Klein, Germany 1977, digiBeta, 60 min
Source: Walker Art Center

‘From a Marilyn Monroe look-alike 'flasher' touting her wares at the corner newsstand to Hollywood studio moguls and perennial audition hopefuls, this record of 1970s Los Angeles is vintage Americana. The characters and telling cruelties of street life and celebrity obsession hold endless fascination for Klein; as his observations are inter-cut with rehearsals for an amateur pop opera 'Hollywood', the world gets just a little bit stranger.’ (Australian Centre for the Moving Image)

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Starr Cinema

Bankside
London SE1 9TG
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Date & Time

1 December 2012 at 19.00–20.00

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