Mapplethorpe

A narrative film based on the extraordinary life and complex character of controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, from his rise in the ’70s to his untimely death from AIDS in 1989.

Ondi Timoner Ondi Timoner
Director/Screenwriter

Ondi Timoner has the rare distinction of winning the Sundance Grand Jury Prize twice, DIG! (2004) and We Live In Public (2009), both acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York for their... more»

"The visual style reflects the emotional state of Robert in the three “acts” of his life. The first is hand-held with warm tones, the second is bright and hyper-kinetic, the third muted tones of blue and grey."

Genre: Scripted