The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye Reviews

  • Dec 13, 2015

    About half of this film is "arty" montages and I kind of felt about it the way I feel about Genesis P-Orridge music, interesting but kind of amateurish and studenty

    About half of this film is "arty" montages and I kind of felt about it the way I feel about Genesis P-Orridge music, interesting but kind of amateurish and studenty

  • Dec 17, 2012

    Especially interesting for Throbbing Gristle and industrial music fans but also a moving love story

    Especially interesting for Throbbing Gristle and industrial music fans but also a moving love story

  • Nov 16, 2012

    Great documentary. I didn't know that Genesis P-Orridge was the father of Industrial music.

    Great documentary. I didn't know that Genesis P-Orridge was the father of Industrial music.

  • Jun 03, 2012

    I'm not sure about the documentary itself, but this story touched me forever.

    I'm not sure about the documentary itself, but this story touched me forever.

  • Apr 22, 2012

    It's amazing check it out

    It's amazing check it out

  • Mar 31, 2012

    Amazing sweet and sincere

    Amazing sweet and sincere

  • Mar 25, 2012

    The bad reviews seem to be a result of people going into this film with certain expectations of what the story should be without just letting the story just be. The philosophy behind the editing/storytelling is pretty radical: embracing the documentary format as just that, a document, a cipher and incomplete. A story has to be invented to fill the void.

    The bad reviews seem to be a result of people going into this film with certain expectations of what the story should be without just letting the story just be. The philosophy behind the editing/storytelling is pretty radical: embracing the documentary format as just that, a document, a cipher and incomplete. A story has to be invented to fill the void.

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    John B Super Reviewer
    Mar 15, 2012

    I admit that in part, my lower rating is attributable to the fact that I don't know really what the two ladies were out to express. The documentary flounders by not rooting us in the cultural reaction to their work and takes up far too much time showing footage of them goofing around for the sake of expression.

    I admit that in part, my lower rating is attributable to the fact that I don't know really what the two ladies were out to express. The documentary flounders by not rooting us in the cultural reaction to their work and takes up far too much time showing footage of them goofing around for the sake of expression.

  • Feb 12, 2012

    Eh, saw this film last year at the Ann Arbor Film Festival and it was really painful to endure. It was about two people who fell madly in love with each other and the story would have been more complex and fascinating in better hands, but the material is left far too worshipful and a lot of stuff is just shoved to the background for stylistic purposes.

    Eh, saw this film last year at the Ann Arbor Film Festival and it was really painful to endure. It was about two people who fell madly in love with each other and the story would have been more complex and fascinating in better hands, but the material is left far too worshipful and a lot of stuff is just shoved to the background for stylistic purposes.

  • Oct 30, 2011

    Un super docu sur la musique industrielle, la pandrogynie et avec des bouts de William Burroughs dedans.

    Un super docu sur la musique industrielle, la pandrogynie et avec des bouts de William Burroughs dedans.