The R&B Feeling - Documentary (2015)

1971, the Los Angeles performance art scene is flourishing. Chris Burden has just ordered a studio assistant to shoot him in the left arm with a rifle, Barbara T Smith is staging provocative interventions at F-Space, and Paul McCarthy is painting his naked body with mustard and ketchup in the name of art. And among them all, Bob Parks: an energetic young artist from the UK who walks the streets of Los Angeles for a year in a string bikini and sees his burgeoning art career come to pieces. Bob finally moves back to the UK where we meet him as he continues to develop his art practice, and to explore what he calls "the R&B feeling". Against this backdrop, Bob attempts to break free of a constraining and mutually dependent relationship with his mother, Miggie, whose health is failing. As time goes on Bob's obsession with his mother - and her impending death - deepens, before reaching a terrible and tragic conclusion.

Official Selection Sheffield Doc Fest 2015

 

Web:

www.pgfilm.co.uk/films/the-rb-feeling

IMDB:

www.imdb.com/title/tt4662036

 

Director: Marcus Werner Hed

Production Company:  P.G. Films

 

 

SoundNode: Voiceover recording, Sound Editing, Track lay, Restoration, Dubbing Mix

 

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