Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis (2007)

NR 04/11/2007 (US) Documentary 1h 34m
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In this entrancing documentary on performance artist, photographer and underground filmmaker Jack Smith, photographs and rare clips of Smith's performances and films punctuate interviews with artists, critics, friends and foes to create an engaging portrait of the artist. Widely known for his banned queer erotica film Flaming Creatures, Smith was an innovator and firebrand who influenced artists such as Andy Warhol and John Waters.

  1. Mary Jordan

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jack Smith

    Jack Smith

    Himself (archive footage)

  2. Nayland Blake


  3. Ira Cohen

    Ira Cohen


  4. Tony Conrad


  5. Richard Foreman


  6. Ivan Galietti


  7. Helen Geets


  8. Robert Heide


  9. Henry Hills

    Henry Hills


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Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis
Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis

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Original Language English

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