The Incomplete (Der Unfertige)
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. 
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. 
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