Tchoupitoulas (2012)

Tchoupitoulas
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 20mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords culture, parade
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Turner Ross Director n/a 2 2000001
Bill Ross Director n/a 2 2000002
Turner Ross Producer n/a 3 3000001
Bill Ross Producer n/a 3 3000002
Michael Gottwald Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Josh Penn Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Dan Janvey Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Turner Ross Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Bill Ross Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Bill Ross Editor n/a 172 7000001
Turner Ross Editor n/a 172 7000002
Synopsis
Three young brothers take a secret sunset journey across a river to a pleasure island that's always been forbidden to them. Through the eyes of these juvenile protagonists, the viewer experiences an impressionistic immersion into a beguiling kaleidoscope of dancers, musicians, hustlers, drag queens and revelers that parade through the lamp-lit streets between Rampart and the river. While the kids can only glance at the glittery surface, the camera follows the melodies that emanate from these corridors to admit the viewer into the cabarets, into the dark alleyways, next to the barflies, behind the curtains and on the bandstand with the people who make this place their audience, their stage, their home.
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