Sissy-Boy Slap-Party

Guy Maddin (2004)

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“I made this film as part of a teaser campaign to help promote The Saddest Music in the World. I like to think it merely promoted more slapping. Inspiration for the title came from my friend, the author and actor Caelum Vatnsdal, who described to me Sissy-Boy Slap-Party as a game he played frequently with great pleasure and large quantities of salty tears. I kept him on set as a technical consultant to make sure my interpretation of this sport matched his own.”

– Guy Maddin

Starring Noam Gonick, Caelum Vatnsdal, and Simon Hughes.

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