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Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:November 7, 1997
Running time:89 minutes
Cast:Kathe Burkhart, Kirby Dick, Bob Flanagan, Sheree Rose, Rita Valencia
Director:Kirby Dick

Description: This documentary profiles poet/performance artist Bob Flanagan, who was born with cystic fibrosis. Flanagan explains, with engaging humor, how his obsession with controlled, self-inflicted pain has helped him to deal with his uncontrollable suffering. His philosophy forces one to look at sado-masochism with fresh eyes. The film includes explicit scenes of genital self-mutilation.~ Bhob Stewart, All Movie Guide

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