Man of Flowers

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Man of Flowers ★★½ 1984

Because of his puritan upbringing, a reclusive art collector has trouble coping with his feelings of sexuality. He pays a woman to disrobe in front of him, but is never able to bring himself to see her naked. A moody piece with overtones of black humor, this work has limited audience appeal. 91m/C VHS, DVD . AU Norman Kaye, Alyson Best, Chris Haywood, Sarah Walker, Julia Blake, Bob Ellis, Werner Herzog; D: Paul Cox; W: Bob Ellis, Paul Cox; C: Yuri Sokol; M: Gaetano Donizetti. Australian Film Inst. ‘83: Actor (Kaye).