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Destricted (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | 15 September 2006 (UK)
A compilation of erotic films intended to illuminate the points where art meets sexuality.


Matthew Barney (segment), Richard Prince (segment) | 1 more credit »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Goce Balkovic Goce Balkovic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Goran Brklja Goran Brklja ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Zoran Brklja Zoran Brklja ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Ana Hamljan Colic Ana Hamljan Colic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Goran Delic Goran Delic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Dino Dinoni Dino Dinoni ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Zivorad Dordevic Zivorad Dordevic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Mima Dukanovic Mima Dukanovic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Fikrija Filipovic Fikrija Filipovic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Aleksandar Gemaljevic Aleksandar Gemaljevic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Bosiljka Gemanjevic Bosiljka Gemanjevic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Tihomir Grbic Tihomir Grbic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Dusan Jevtovic Dusan Jevtovic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic") (as Dusan Jeftovic)
Igor Kamberovic Igor Kamberovic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")
Bosiljka Krkovic Bosiljka Krkovic ... Self (segment: "Balkan Erotic Epic")


Shorts by eight directors examine the boundary between Eros and porn. A feral man masturbates with the aid of a whirling crankshaft; a sunbathing woman phones a doctor for a playful house call; a man with a quartz penis goes through lovemaking, castration, cannibalism, and restoration; a mouth and tongue, close up, lick viscous liquids of different colors and consistency; we watch a grainy film of a lesbian threesome, their eyes and genitalia crudely scratched out; a director interviews ten men, choosing one who picks among six actresses for a porn shoot; ink wash drawings become animated scenes of copulation; last, while an infant cries, a strobe illuminates adults at play. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Did You Know?


Matthew Barney's contribution was shot in Bahia, Salvador and is an excerpt from a larger piece called "De Lama Lamina". See more »


Marina Abramovic: In Balkan culture, since ancient times, the male and female organs, like phalics, vaginas, and brest, have been used as tools against sickness, evil forces of nature, etc.
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Alternate Versions

The movie was released in the United Kigdom and in the US in two versions with overlapping but different segment lineups. See more »


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Performed by Olivera Katarina
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Matthew Barney alone
17 May 2012 | by EdgarSTSee all my reviews

If anybody takes a brief look at the filmographies of the persons who directed the segments of "Destrictred", he or she will discover that only a few of them are full-time directors. Marco Brambilla, for example, made a couple of movies in the 1990s, while others had never directed a film. So it comes to no surprise that this is a worst-than-irregular film, and that there is little elaboration and sometimes no originality at all in the string of segments that pretend "to illuminate the points where art meets sexuality". Gaspar Noé and Larry Clark are probably the best known directors of the lot, but it is experimental artist Matthew Barney who in my opinion has made a visually striking erotic film piece (that deserves a much higher rating than the 2 points I have given to the whole film), that has little to do with narcissistic penetrations, oral somersaults and other jaded depictions of sex. His art works have already dealt with the matter on the table, and maybe he knows best. Not a good film if you ask me, and a little on the "waste-of-your-time" side.

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