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Title Jerk / a film by Gisèle Vienne with Jonathan Capdevielle
Published [Strasbourg, France] : DACM / Compagnie Gisèle Vienne, 2021


Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approxximately 61 min.)) : sound, color
Summary "Texas, 1970s. The serial killer Dean Corll kills around twenty boys and makes ultra-violent snuff films based on these murders with the help of two teenagers, David Brooks and Wayne Henley. Now sentenced to life imprisonment, David Brooks, who has become a ventriloquist and puppeteer, tells us his story from his prison where he imagined a show. From Dennis Cooper's short story inspired by real events, a visceral experience of violence and that of the gaze are taken to the extreme. In line with genre and horror films, Jerk explores the mechanisms of violence through questions linked to the relationship of domination, incarnation and disembodiment of bodies, this violence which can begin with the gaze." transaltion of Shellac Films synopsis
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 2021
Based on a play by Gisèle Vienne; based on the short story by Dennis Cooper
Wide screen (1.78:1)
Streaming video file
Credits Directed by Gisèle Vienne with Jonathan Capdevielle ; script: David Cooperville
Audience 17 and older
Notes In French with optional English subtitles
Description based on online version, title from title screen (viewed 28 April 2023)
Subject Corll, Dean, 1939-1973 -- Drama
Brooks, David (David O.) -- Drama
SUBJECT Corll, Dean, 1939-1973 fast
Subject Serial murders -- Texas -- 20th century -- Drama
Team murder -- Texas -- 20th century -- Drama
Violence -- Psychological aspects -- Drama
Serial murders
Team murder
Violence -- Psychological aspects
Genre/Form Biographical films
Feature films
Fiction films
Horror films
Internet videos
Motion pictures
Psychological films
Puppet films
Slasher films
Biographical films.
Psychological films.
Horror films.
Slasher films.
Puppet films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Internet videos.
Motion pictures.
Films biographiques.
Films psychologiques.
Films d'horreur.
Films de marionnettes.
Films de fiction.
Vidéos sur Internet.
Form Streaming video
Author Vienne, Gisèle. director.
Cooper, Dennis, 1953- screenwriter.