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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lelia Fischer ...
Himself - Cineaste
Tom O'Horgan ...
Himself - Homme de theatre
Tom Bishop ...
Himself - Ecrivain
Gata Kamsky ...
Himself - Champion d'echecs
Joel Lautier ...
Himself - Champion d'echecs
Himself - Cineaste
Edgar Barnes ...
Himself - Cineaste
Pierre Kanter ...
Himself - Etudiant
Ramón F. Suárez ...
Himself - Cineaste (as Ramon Suarez)
Laura Rock ...
Herself - Mannequin
Jean Marquetti ...
Himself - Editeur
Alberto Cavichiolo ...
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Joseph Cucchi ...
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28 August 1993 (France)  »

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Farewell, Babylon!  »

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1 May 2017 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Wow. It's always exciting to find a film on IMDb without a review, so here I am to fill the void. If only I had something good to say about Adieu, Babylone!, but alas - this is one of the most pointless, incomprehensible films I've ever seen (and I've seen a LOT). Directed by the erratic and unpredictable Fernando Arrabal and shot on video, the 'film' blends excerpts from earlier Arrabal flicks with contemporaneous 1992 footage of a young New Yorker named Lelia Fischer who likes to read Rimbaud, kiss fish, and put make-up on men. All of this is accompanied by the sort of overly flowery narration you would expect from the artiest of French art-house pics. There are some interesting shots of the Big Apple right on the cusp of its transition to a playground for the rich and unexpected appearances by Melvin Van Peebles and the young Spike Lee, but on balance this is a mess you can miss.

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