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Matthew Barney's 5.5-hour zombie movie musical, River of Fundament, based on Norman Mailer’s “sexually twisted novel,” Ancient Evenings, premieres at Brooklyn Academy of Music on Feb. 12. The film took 7 years to complete and features Paul Giamatti, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Ellen Burstyn, “in a cast of hundreds, with supporting roles filled by a step-dancing team, twin baritones, a porn star, a contortionist, a wailing chorus and Aimee Mullins, the double-amputee actress, athlete and former Alexander McQueen model who appeared with Barney in the third chapter of his epic, The Cremaster Cycle.”
Sexy Beast | NYT
Photo: Barney’s team floated a replica of Norman Mailer’s house from their Long Island City studio to Brooklyn.

Matthew Barney's 5.5-hour zombie movie musical, River of Fundament, based on Norman Mailer’s “sexually twisted novel,” Ancient Evenings, premieres at Brooklyn Academy of Music on Feb. 12. The film took 7 years to complete and features Paul Giamatti, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Ellen Burstyn, “in a cast of hundreds, with supporting roles filled by a step-dancing team, twin baritones, a porn star, a contortionist, a wailing chorus and Aimee Mullins, the double-amputee actress, athlete and former Alexander McQueen model who appeared with Barney in the third chapter of his epic, The Cremaster Cycle.”

Sexy Beast | NYT

Photo: Barney’s team floated a replica of Norman Mailer’s house from their Long Island City studio to Brooklyn.

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