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Uncle Denis?
Uncle Denis? (2010)
Movie
  • Director:
    Adrian Goycoolea
  • Category:
  • Cast:
    Quentin Crisp,Adrian Goycoolea,Michele Goycoolea-Crawford
  • Time:
    17min
  • Budget:
    £100
  • Year:
    2010
Born Denis Charles Pratt, Quentin Crisp was a writer, an artist's model, an actor and a raconteur. He became a gay icon after the publication of his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant in 1968, and even more of a celebrity when the book was filmed in 1975 with John Hurt in the starring role. This documentary asks how such a public figure - and a queer icon - fits into ideas of family, and in particular into his own family. Through an exploration of photographs, home movies and interviews with relatives, UNCLE DENIS? reflects on how traditions of familial memory-making intersect with the more public image-fashioning of one of the twentieth century's most determinedly self-made men.
Casts
Credited cast:
Quentin Crisp Quentin Crisp - Himself (archive footage)
Adrian Goycoolea Adrian Goycoolea - Himself
Michele Goycoolea-Crawford Michele Goycoolea-Crawford - Herself
Elaine Pratt Elaine Pratt - Herself
Frances Ramsay Frances Ramsay - Herself

Uncle Denis? (2010)