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William E. Jones Is It Really So Strange 2008

photo courtesy of the filmmaker and David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles

Art - Artist Cinema

William E. Jones

Is it Really So Strange, 2004, 80 minutes

28 Dec 2009 - 10 Jan 2010

A feature-length documentary on the young Southern Californian Latinos who idolise Morrissey and his former band The Smiths. The film makes revealing links between the second generation immigrant experience in Los Angeles and Morrissey’s Irish Catholic upbringing in Manchester.