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Guy (1996)

 -  Drama  -  17 December 1997 (USA)
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A young woman with a camera follows a man around to make a documentary about him, something he is not very happy with.

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A young, female filmmaker looks through her camera for an object to film. She wants to film the private live of an ordinary person and starts following Guy. He is very irritated about this girl following him, always looking through her camera, never showing herself. She does not even say her name but follows him even home to his bedroom. He tries to get rid of her but she does not stop. After a while he gets used to the camera and the girl behind it and tries to get involved with her. First she protects herself with her camera but cannot keep the barrier up. When their feelings and Guy's actions become too confusing for them Guy disappears mysteriously. However, he comes back; with a camera. Written by Gerhard Windecker <g.wind@mbox300.swipnet.se>

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She was looking for something special. She found much more than she was looking for.

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Rated R for a strong sex scene, and for language including some sexual dialogue | See all certifications »

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Guy: I remember the first time I tried to masturbate. I was in my bed and I was all alone in the dark, and, um, there were these next-door neighbors, these two kids I used to play with, and their mother used to water the lawn in this bikini, y'know, right in the front yard. Y'know, her name was Tracy. She was this, like, incredible, kind of southern belle woman, with beautiful breasts. And I remember I was laying on my stomach and rocking back and forth, getting an adolescent erection, and I guess ...
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Interesting...low budget...but interesting.
17 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Others here have commented enough on the plot, so rather than be repetitious I will focus on some of the themes. I was fortunate enough to catch 'Guy' the other night on the Sundance Channel. Having been inundated with commentary on reality television for some many years, I was not expecting to glean any new insights into the medium from this film. Much to my surprise and pleasure it seemed to really have something to say about the concept of "the gaze."

It is interesting to examine the film through the psychological lens of Lacan and also consider the gendered "politics of looking" so often spoken of in feminist theory. These concepts, I believe, are heavily present in the film. The reverse of the power dynamic alone (the female subject and the male object) in is truly fascinating and definitely makes it worth a viewing for those of you versed in feminist theory. It makes me wish I was still in college, so I could write a paper about it.


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