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Swimming To Cambodia - Part 1

Please watch fellow LL'ers, I'm telling you - you WILL get sucked in to this story. It is amazing.

Spalding Gray's Swimming to Cambodia is a 1987 Jonathan Demme-directed performance film. The film is a performance of Spalding Gray's monologue which centered around such themes as his trip to Southeast Asia to create the role of the U.S. Ambassador's aide in The Killing Fields, the Cold War, Cambodia, Year Zero and his search for his "perfect moment".

Swimming to Cambodia was originally a theatre piece on which Gray spent two years working. The original running time of the performance was four hours long and took place over two nights.

Swimming to Cambodia won Gray an Obie award.

In 2001, Gray took Swimming to Cambodia back to the stage in Los Angel

Added: Aug-14-2012 Occurred On: Aug-14-2012
By: stirgy
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Tags: spalding, gray, perfect, moment, marijuana, Dith, Pran, Killing, fields, Jonathan, Demme, pol, pot, Cambodia, Year Zero, Khmer Rouge,
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