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Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist Details

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This documentary profiles poet/performance artist Bob Flanagan, who was born with cystic fibrosis. Flanagan explains, with engaging humor, how his obsession with controlled, self-inflicted pain has helped him to deal with his uncontrollable suffering. His philosophy forces one to look at sado-masochism with fresh eyes. The film includes explicit scenes of genital self-mutilation. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards Kirby Dick Truer Than Fiction Award 1997 Nominee

Cast

Kirby Dick
as interviewer
Rita Valencia
as interviewer
Sheree Rose
Rita Valencia
as interviewer
Kirby Dick
as interviewer

Crew

Kirby Dick
Director
Kirby Dick
Producer
Kirby Dick
Cinematographer
Geza Sinkovics
Cinematographer
Barbara Thole-Testa
Cinematographer
Jonathan Dayton
Cinematographer
Sheree Rose
Cinematographer
Blake Leyh
Songwriter
Kirby Dick
Editor
Dody Dorn
Editor
Dody Dorn
Associate Producer
Sheree Rose
Associate Producer
Kip Gynn
Sound/Sound Designer
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