Chop Suey Poster

Release Date: October 5th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Bruce Weber's discovery of a gorgeous young hunk named Peter Johnson was the beginning of a marvelous collaboration that continued over four years. Plucking the young man from over a thousand boys in training as wrestlers, Weber turned Johnson into a highly-paid photographic model for Ralph Lauren, Versace, and Karl Lagerfeld. "Chop Suey" uses still photographs and live action footage to chart Johnson's transformation from a pretty young boy into a homoerotic icon.

Cast: Peter Johnson, Frances Faye, Robert Mitchum, Teri Shepherd, Wilfred Thesiger, Jan-Michael Vincent, Diana Vreeland

Director: Bruce Weber

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Zeitgeist Films

Keywords: 1980s, Gritty, Creative

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