Kiss Napoleon Goodbye / Babeth

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Synopsis

The story of Hedda, a pregnant pianist (Lydia Lunch) and her husband Neal (Don Bajema) who’s idyllic and secluded life is disrupted by Jackson (Henry Rollins in his first major acting role).

Directed by Babeth Mondini-VanLoo (who filmed Teenage Jesus & The Jerks in New York City since late 1970’s) & written by Lydia Lunch with music by Jim G. Thirlwell (aka Foetus).

Camera by the famous Kuchar-brother Mike. Filmed in 1990 in Oud-Amelisweerd (Netherlands), a former castle of Louis Napoleon. The film commissioned by Els Hoek as part of an art project premiered in The Netherlands in 1990 and screened at the Berlin Film Festival in 1991.

Special Features

  • Lydia Lunch: Paradoxia and a Predator’s Diary Spoken word performance and Interview with live music performance of Matrakamantra featuring Joseph Budenholzer and Terry Edwards • Directed by BABETH • 1998 • Color • 51 Min
  • Lydia Lunch: It’s a Man’s World Spoken word performance • Directed by BABETH • 1989 • B&W • 5 Min

Technical Specs

Netherlands / 1996 / 95 Minutes / English / Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo / Aspect Ratio 1.33:1 / Color/B&W

Reviews

“An ex lover drives a wedge between a couple trying to rekindle their love.” 10K Bullets

 

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Kiss Napoleon Goodbye
Release Date: 01.27.09
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