Tarnation

At the risk of sounding flippant, there's no material as rich as a miserable childhood — writers as diverse as JT LeRoy and Dorothy Allison have spun mesmerizing narratives from tattered memories of trauma and abuse. Self-taught filmmaker Jonathan Caouette also turned his troubled past into a bold, painful memoir located in an innovative middleground between...read more

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02:23 — The film was created by Jonathan Caouette from over 20 years and hundreds of hours of old footage, VHS videotape, photographs and answering machine me (more…)

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: At the risk of sounding flippant, there's no material as rich as a miserable childhood — writers as diverse as JT LeRoy and Dorothy Allison have spun mesmerizing narratives from tattered memories of trauma and abuse. Self-taught filmmaker Jonathan Caouette… (more)

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