The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye (DVD)

Directed by Marie Losier

Release Year: 2011
Running Time: 70
UPC: 7 38329 24866 6
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Documentary, Art
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Genesis P-Orridge
Lady Jaye

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Directed by Marie Losier

This tender portrait of industrial music pioneer Genesis P-Orridge and their partner, erstwhile dominatrix Lady Jaye, was filmed over the course of seven years and completed following Lady Jaye’s sudden death in 2007. Integrating loving home movies, stylishly staged tableaux, and archival footage of P-Orridge’s post-punk bands Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, The Ballad poignantly centers on the body modification that brought the couple together in their journey through life and art. Their Pandrogeny Project, reflecting the same exploration of William Burroughs and Brion Gysin’s cut-ups that underlies P-Orridge’s music, finds its own reflection in Losier’s ecstatic images. Featuring syncopated editing, play with film speeds, and P-Orridge’s tracks layered over 16mm images shot in Losier’s signature style on a Bolex handheld camera, the film doubles as homage and cut-up collage of its own. Ultimately, Losier captures a radical vision and a unique love story. As she put it, “Like many others who have encountered him, I saw in Genesis the simple and profound notion that the manner in which you live your life is the highest and most unimpeachable form of art that exists.”--MOMA


DVD Extras Include:

Interviews with Lady Jaye, Orlan, Gibby Haynes, and Sleazy

Outtakes featuring Psychic TV/PTV3 and Tony Conrad

Papal Broken-Dance, a short film by Marie Losier

Theatrical trailer


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