Portrait of Jason
Release Date: October 2nd, 1967
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 45 min.
A black male prostitute and aspiring entertainer recounts his life story for filmmaker Shirley Clarke.
Director: Shirley Clarke
Artistically, though, you can’t help but trust him. Like any star turn, Holliday’s performance rings utterly true. It’s that indefinable but unmistakable reality-beyond-reality called art. show more
The film is a conversation between two disadvantaged artists with indelible personalities, both of whom are unabashedly manipulating their way into at least the esoteric side of the everlasting. show more
You could spend a lifetime peeling the glass onion of Shirley Clarke’s merciless documentary, in which a born performer drops incinerating truth bombs while putting the con in confessional moviemaking. show more