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North of Vortex 1992 18

55 mins United Kingdom Director. Constantine Giannaris

A gay poet, a bisexual sailor and a straight waitress embark on a trip through an American desert landscape in this languid, woozy road movie. The poet wants the sailor, the sailor wants the waitress, the waitress wants the poet. Jealousy and violence ensue. Backed by a twangy jazz score and shot in dreamy black and white, this strange romance recalls the work of novelist Jack Kerouac.

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Directed by

Constantine Giannaris


Valda Drabla

Howard Napper

Stavros Zalmas


Road movie Animation & Artists Moving Image


American Indie Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive Features






United Kingdom



Production company

Arts Council of Great Britain

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