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3.0
19 Ratings

The Attendant

Directed by Isaac Julien
United Kingdom, 1993
Short

Synopsis

Memory mixes with desire as a museum attendant is caught up in sado-masochistic fantasies inspired by a 19th century painting of slaves in chains, ‘Scene on the coast of Africa’. He remembers his past as a singer, and delivers Dido’s lament from Purcell’s opera.

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The Attendant Directed by Isaac Julien