Chris and Don: A Love Story

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Overview

Guido Santi and Tina Mascara's documentary Chris and Don. A Love Story traces the romantic relationship between writer Christopher Isherwood and painter Don Bachardy. The filmmakers utilize interviews with Don himself, as well as personal documents belonging to Isherwood, in order to show how the duo nurtured each other's artistic instincts while establishing a deep emotional bond that survived even after Isherwood's passing.
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Overview

Guido Santi and Tina Mascara's documentary Chris and Don. A Love Story traces the romantic relationship between writer Christopher Isherwood and painter Don Bachardy. The filmmakers utilize interviews with Don himself, as well as personal documents belonging to Isherwood, in order to show how the duo nurtured each other's artistic instincts while establishing a deep emotional bond that survived even after Isherwood's passing.
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Special Features

Additional home movies, including footage from sets of The Rose Tattoo (1955) and King Vidor's War and Peace (1956); Delted sequences with Don Bachardy, including an interview on gay marriage; Deleted interviews with actresses Leslie Caron (Gigi) and Gloria Stuart (Titanic) and filmmaker John Boorman (Point Blank); U.S. theatrical trailer; "Chris by Don": An 8-page booklet of Bachardy's selected paintings of Isherwood
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/24/2009
  • UPC: 795975111133
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Zeitgeist Films
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 33,662

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Don Bachardy Participant
Christopher Isherwood
Katherine Bucknell Participant
Jim Berg Participant
James P. White Participant
Sara Hodson Participant
Leslie Caron Participant
Michael York Voice Only
Technical Credits
Tina Mascara Director, Editor, Producer
Guido Santi Director, Editor, Producer
Martina Battistich Associate Producer
Miriam Cutler Score Composer
Andrew Herwitz Executive Producer
Signe Johnson Associate Producer
Julia Scott Producer
Ralph Q. Smith Cinematographer
Francisco Stohr Production Designer
Katrina Swanger Animator
Kristina Swanger Animator
James P. White Executive Producer, Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Chris and Don: A Love Story
1. Kitty & Dobbin [7:28]
2. Lookign For a Homeland [11:57]
3. Growing Up At the Movies [5:34]
4. Eyes That Ate You Up [5:12]
5. Ted [4:29]
6. Traveling the World [7:42]
7. In Chris's Shadow [6:19]
8. Don the Artist [5:43]
9. "How Can You Deny Me Such Pleasures?" [5:24]
10. Never Apologetic [7:29]
11. Dying Together [7:16]
12. "Every Face Has To Be Important" [9:27]
13. End Credits [3:26]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Chris and Don: A Love Story
   Play the Movie
   Chapters
   Subtitles & Audio
      English SDH: On
      English SDH: Off
      Stereo Soundtrack: On
      5.1 Soundtrack: On
   Extras
      At Home With Don Bachardy
         On Gay Marriage
         Art Collection
         The Sculpture
         In the Studio
         Play All
      Deleted Interviews
         Actress Gloria Stuart
            Sitting For Don
            Don's Portraiture
            Success & Recognition
            "A True Believer In Goodness"
            Chris and His Spirituality
         A Long Friendship
         Actress Leslie Caron
         Filmmaker John Boorman
            Don's Method
            Chris's Camera Eye
            "Honesty Was Their Religion"
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      Home Movies
         Chris & Don In Mexico
         On the Set Of King Vidor's War and Peace (1956)
         On the Set Of The Rose Tattoo (1955)
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      Theatrical Trailer
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