Swimming To Cambodia
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By rights, an 87-minute filmed monologue should be as stimulating as watching paint dry. Ah, but when the monologist is the brilliant Spalding Gray, then the audience is in for a cerebral feast. Based on his one-man Broadway presentation, Swimming to Cambodia is a mesmerizing account of Gray's experiences while playing a small role in the 1984 film The Killing Fields. Gray's ramblings encompass such subject as Southeast Asian politics, the availability of sex and drugs in the Third World, and even a few choice observations about New York City. The monologist sits at a desk throughout,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Gray is never too far from reminding you of your own self-indulgence, and that he also knows how he sounds."
‑ Adam Lippe, Examiner.com
"A spellbinding witty rant."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Gray pulls together genocide, pleasure-seeking, military paranoia, filmmaking, and even an anecdote about rude neighbors to paint a coherent portrait of aggression."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
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