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DOOZY

by Richard Squires

synopsis

Where does the character end and the actor begin? This debut feature from UK artist-filmmaker Richard Squires, is a creative documentary that employs 'Clovis', an animated antihero (voiced by 'Kids in the Hall's' Mark McKinney) as a means to explore the particular “voice” casting of cartoon villains in the late 1960s. Through the lens of one of Hollywood’s hidden queer histories, this documentary offers a contemplation on the psycho-social relationship between villainy and hysterical male laughter; the use of voice as a signifier of ‘otherness’ and the frequently uneasy symbiosis of character and actor.

original title: Doozy
country: United Kingdom
year: 2019
genre: documentary
directed by: Richard Squires
film run: 70'
screenplay: Richard Squires
cinematography by: Willy Busfield, Barbara Nicholls
film editing: Richard Squires
music: Oliver Davis
producer: Richard Squires
co-producer: Madeleine Molyneaux
associate producer: Abigail Addison
production: LMFYFF Productions
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