In a way a portrait of Dave Shackman with the American flag. The ending is a stop-motion animation of a set table with food moving and swirling and finally gathering together in a ball. Looking back at the film, the animation sequence seems to foreshadow Dave Shackman’s early death.
It’s Christmas time in the Twin Cities. Billy calls his friend Eddie, whom he hasn’t seen in six months, and asks a favor: to drive with him to see his pregnant girlfriend, Patti, because Billy hasn’t told her he’s married and already has two children.
Tells the story of writer and composer Paul Bowles and his wife Jane. They married in New York in 1937, and although they both had homosexual affairs, they maintained an intense devotion to each other that led them on a spiritual journey to Tangier, Moroco—the point of no return.