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  Press Releases below for:   BEHIND THE BURLY Q    |    I'M DANGEROUS WITH LOVE   |  GUY MARTIN: Portrait of a Grand Chef  


98 minutes, color & b/w, 2010

A film by Leslie Zemeckis

Special Features • Three Featurettes: The Reunion / Memorabilia & Costumes / Behind the Scenes • Bonus Interviews • Burlesque Timeline • Photo Gallery • Original Theatrical Trailer • 16:9 Presentation • Closed Captions


UPC: 7-20229-91462-8
Catalog #: FRF 914628D
SRP: $27.95 \ CAN. $29.95

Street Date: April 12


Conor Sellers

Burlesque was one of America’s most popular forms of live entertainment in the first half of the 20th century. Gaudy, bawdy and spectacular, the shows entertained thousands of paying customers every night of the week. And yet the legacy of burlesque is often vilified and misunderstood, and left out of the history books. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its golden age through the women (and men!) who lived it, BEHIND THE BURLY Q reveals the true story of burlesque, even as it experiences a new renaissance.


“Leslie Zemeckis has preserved for us a lively, lovely corner of American life.”
- Richard Schickel, Film Critic & Historian

“Charming...a delight! It‘s great that Zemeckis immortalized these women.” - The New York Times

“A privileged front-row seat to the history of burlesque! Glorious ladies in their heyday...their long-ago stripteases still pack a sensual, sassy, what-the-hell punch, while juicy anecdotes run from raunchy to touching to funny to flat-out incredible.” - Variety

“Insightful, fascinating, utterly entertaining! Enough to make fans of classic erotica swoon.”
- The Village Voice

“Smart, brassy, sassy and charming!” -

“Critics' Pick!” - New York Magazine

“Affectionate and engaging! Wonderful vintage footage...a fascinating glimpse into a corner of American history.” - New York Daily News



84 minutes, color, 2010

A film by Michel Negroponte (Methadonia, Jupiter's Wife)

Special Features • Interview with Ibogaine Expert Howard Lotsof • Interview with Author Daniel Pinchbeck • Leisure Class Music Video • Resource Guide

UPC: 7-20229-91464-2
Catalog #: FRF 914642D
SRP: $27.95 \ CAN. $29.95

Street Date: April 12


Kelly Hargraves

I’M DANGEROUS WITH LOVE is an underground adventure that traces one man’s risky journey into the world of shamanic ritual. Dimitri Mugianis had been addicted to heroin for 20 years when a single dose of ibogaine, a powerful hallucinogen derived from the root of a West African plant, stopped his addiction cold.

Filmmaker Michel Negroponte enters the ibogaine subculture and follows Dimitri over three years, as he takes drug users through the same detox that saved his life. Problem is, ibogaine is an illegal drug in the U.S. When Negroponte tries ibogaine himself, he experiences firsthand its propensity to “break open the head.”


“Bursts on the screen like a circus fire. A movie you’ll never forget.”
Chris Hegedus & D A Pennebaker, directors of Dont Look Back, The War Room and Kings of Pastry

“Fantastic...powerful!” - The Village Voice

“A passionate look at addiction, rehabilitation, and one man's intense dedication to help others.”
This Week in New York

“Rocks! A character study and revelation of a possible answer to addiction.” - Variety

“Riveting!” - Hollywood Reporter

“A haunting, visceral exploration of addiction. For those seeking a path out of darkness, this film is not to be missed.” - AlterNet



52 minutes, color, French w/English subtitles, 2008

A film by Lionel Boisseau

Special Features • 16:9 Presentation • Foodie Film Gallery

UPC: 7-20229-91459-8
Catalog #: FRF 914598D
SRP: $24.95

Street Date: April 12


Julia Pacetti | JMP Verdant | (917) 584-7846

A Gastronomical Voyage with a Master of French Cooking

Guy Martin is the chef of Le Grand Véfour, the legendary Michelin 3-star Parisian restaurant. As a kid, he dreamed of being a doctor or a rock star. First trained in a pizzeria, 20 years later he is one of the best chefs in the world, with dozens of awards and restaurants in four countries.

GUY MARTIN: PORTRAIT OF A GRAND CHEF reveals Martin’s philosophy of cooking, which ranges from resolutely traditional to savagely creative. It brings to life the sources of his inspiration, from his childhood in the rugged Savoy region, to his appreciation of France’s historical supremacy in food, to his surprising and open-minded curiosity. For Martin, everything always is to be discovered. Nothing is ever finished. The cooking is to be reinvented every day. By drawing from past, he reinvents the present.

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