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37 Ratings

The Jean Genie

Directed by Mick Rock
United Kingdom, 1973
Short, TV Movie


Mick Rock directed a film clip to promote the song, mixing concert and studio footage of Bowie performing with the Spiders From Mars, along with location shots of the singer posing at the Mars Hotel, San Francisco, with Cyrinda Foxe.

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The Jean Genie Directed by Mick Rock

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  • El Biffo's rating of the film The Jean Genie

    Bowie wasn't just a musician, actor, pop star, he was a visionary who spoke to a generation of disenfranchised post-flower-power youth, and took the sexual revolution to the next level, showing us how we could let ourselves go and be truly free. Those who don't understand Bowie, I can't explain it to them, but those of us whose lives he touched with his beautiful songs and sexual pioneering will remember him forever.

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