No Limits / UK premiere

The Incomplete (Der Unfertige)

  • Jan Soldat /
  • Germany /
  • 2013 /
  • 48 mins

Documentary / German

A man who wants to be the perfect slave.

The Incomplete is a documentary portrait of Klaus Johannes Wolf, a self-described 60-year-old gay slave. Chained on his bed, he talks about his decision to be a slave, his parents and what it means to be naked. Finally he leaves everything behind on a quest to become the perfect servant. A startling look at a way of life with its own laws, sacrifices and pleasures. [18]

Screening With

Pierrot Lunaire

Bruce LaBruce / Germany, Canada / 2014 / 56 mins
Cast: Susanne Sachsse, Paulina Bachmann, Boris Lisowski, Mehdi Berkouki, Krishna Kumar Krishnan

A classic of love and passion retold in gender-bending high style.

Arnold Schönberg's atonal song cycle provides the soundtrack for this radical re-imagining by maverick director Bruce LaBruce. Pierrot is now a female-to-male transgender cabaret performer who conceives a tragic passion for the lovely Columbine. The latter's "capitalist pig" of a father opposes their union, driving Pierrot to extreme measures. Romanticism at its most decadent provides a sumptuous feast for the eyes and ears. [18]

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