Man of Flowers
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Man of Flowers
The Australian Man of Flowers stars Norman Kaye in the title role. A painter, Kaye has earned his nickname from his beautifully rendered flower portraits. He uses his artistic skills as a means of channelling his repressed sexual yearnings, especially his feelings towards nude model Alyson Best. When flowers no longer quench his carnal thirsts, Kaye expresses himself on his pipe organ, hammering out impassioned songs as a sort of musical cold shower. A flashback, which is meant to explain Kaye's hang-ups (but deliberately does not) features German director Werner Herzog in an unbilled… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An extraordinary psychodrama of a lonely man and his yearnings."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Strikes a fine balance between quirky humor and poignancy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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