Man of Flowers
Man of Flowers (1983)

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,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 22, 1983
DVD Release Date: April 12, 2005
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Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

Quirky and carefully photographed, Paul Cox's "Man of Flowers" is offbeat fun, a pleasantly languorous descent down the slopes of perversity.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Strikes a fine balance between quirky humor and poignancy.

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Glenn Dunks

Charles is a lonely man who nonetheless finds beauty in the world, and Cox finds beauty in him. A beauty that is only reinforced by Yuri Sokol's cinematography including a sunrise at film's end that could be confused with a painting by Turner.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An extraordinary psychodrama of a lonely man and his yearnings.

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Mark Abell
Man of Flowers is a strange little film, a product of the eighties, that shows a little skin and hands out a great deal of woo-woo mysticism in the process. The… More