Starring: k.d. lang Director: Percy Adlon  Rated: R: Restricted
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: Wolfe Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Single Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Music Video: K.D. Lang - BAREFOOT
    • Interviews: K.D. Lang - Star
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Photo Galleries
  • Additional Products:
    • CD - SALMONBERRIES Soundtrack

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Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 04/01/1992
"...[A] haunting sense of hunger, inertia and timelessness..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/02/1991
"...Adlon's most venturesome film to date....A remarkable companion film to BAGDAD CAFE....Adlon raises with the utmost sensitivity and perception questions of identity both cultural and sexual..."

Product Description:

Beautiful Alaska serves as the backdrop to this dramatic tale of two women who develop a rather unusual relationship. Androgynous Eskimo, Kotz (K.D. Lang) meets and becomes attracted to Roswitha (Rosel Zech), the town librarian. At first, Roswitha is a bit standoffish toward Kotz, but after awhile the beautiful innocence of the woman's personality becomes irresistible to Roswitha. Together they turn toward freedom, confront past demons, and let their hidden desire for each other flourish.

Description by Wolfe Video:

Haunting tale directed by Percy Adlon (Bagdad Café). kd lang portrays Kotz, an androgynous Eskimo, who is attracted to Roswitha, the town librarian. Although Roswitha rebuffs the younger woman, Kotz's innocent persistence gradually wins her over. VHS includes the music video "Barefoot." DVD also includes an intimate interview with kd lang. 100 min.

Plot Synopsis:

Two women, Kotzebue and Roswitha, discover intimacy amidst the snowy emptiness of the Alaskan terrain. But Roswitha still has painful memories that haunt her -- and, with Kotzebue's help, she decides that she can finally confront them.

Plot Keywords:

Alaska | Gay / Lesbian | Love Affairs | Love Story | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Voted best film at the Montreal Film Festival in 1991.

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  • Sales Rank: 126,880
  • UPC: 754703761811
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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