The Facets Cinémathèque is located at 1517 W. Fullerton Ave. in Chicago. For more information on films playing in the Cinémathèque, please call 773-281-4114. To order advance tickets online, visit the TicketWeb website by clicking here.
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"A knockout debut...a film that defies description...it's a kind of miracle." -Rolling Stone
"A tale of overwhelming sadness and fierce histrionics...is so raw that it bleeds." -Village Voice
Recommended! "It's something of a masterpiece" Chicago Reader
"Shattering... It finally realizes the digital dream of a raw, unsanctioned glimpse into the soul" The Onion
Jonathan Caouette's inspiring documentary self-portrait chronicles his chaotic upbringing in a dysfunctional Texas family and the unexpected relationship that develops with his mentally ill mother. His devastating yet hopeful vision becomes a haunting and beautiful examination of the restless soul of America.
Directed by Jonathan Caouette, U.S.A., 2004, 35mm, 88mins.