THE AMERICAN LAWRENCE DONALD CLARK, KNOWN AS LARRY CLARK, IS BOTH ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE VISUAL STORIES OF THE ’70S AND ’80S AND A DIRECTOR.
Perhaps initially influenced by his mother, who is specialized in children portraits, has always shown a certain – according to some obsessive – interest towards teens and their sexuality, mainly evident from 1995 onwards. Consider that the film Ken Park in 2002 was a cause of scandal so that the United States forbade it, and still forbids its projection.
Larry Clark is back with “The Smell of Us”.
The focus of this film describes and tells with a summer Paris on the background the life of Lukas Ionesco, Théo Cholbi, Angie Sherbourne and Serena Thelma Perret, four self-destructive skateboarding lovers, from nineteen to twenty-one years old.
During the filming there were moments of tension, which led the director to get rid of some of the actors, and from July 18 these moments, readily taken by Thomas Kimmerlin, will be recounted in a new series, divided into eight episodes of six minutes each, titled “A Summer Visit with the French Kids” of Larry Clark.
Those who are saved have appreciated the work of the director, his being perhaps changeable, side considered as a brilliance peak and his experiencing the city like a huge playground.